Sergeant: Skeletal remains discovered in Adamsville belonged to missing man
ADAMSVILLE, Ala. —
Adamsville authorities identified skeletal remains found Tuesday as those of a missing 55-year-old man.
A utility crew discovered the remains off Minor Parkway on Tuesday evening, City of Adamsville confirmed via Facebook.
The coroner recovered the remains around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday and determined that they belonged to Edward Lee Abbott, who had been missing since October ,15, 2017.
Abbott's family members addressed the media about the findings in a press conference held by the Adamsville Police Wednesday afternoon.
Adamsville Police are heading the investigation into Abbott's death.