Body found under railroad trestle on West Jackson Street identified

Published 3:42 pm Monday, September 12, 2022

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Thomas Taylor’s body was identified on Monday, September 12. Taylor was reported missing on August 29.
















The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences has confirmed the identity of the body recovered from the water under the railroad trestle off of West Jackson Street as Thomas Taylor, 48, of Demopolis, Alabama.

They have not yet made a determination of the manner of death at this time. Taylor was reported missing on August 29th. No charges have been reported at this time.

On Tuesday, September 6, 2022, the Demopolis Police Department received a call of a body in the water near the Jackson Street Bridge. The body was found by a railroad worker around 1:00 p.m.

The Demopolis Fire Department, Amstar Medical Services, and the Marengo County Coroner’s Office responded.

The Demopolis Times will continue to update this article as information becomes available.