Police ID body found in lake as missing man

(Melissa Crabtree/CBS42)
(Melissa Crabtree/CBS42)

CEDAR BLUFF, Ala. (AP) – Authorities in Cherokee County say a body found in Weiss Lake has been identified as that of a man who’s been missing since February.

Cedar Bluff police says forensics officials have identified the dead man as 31-year-old Michael Adam Maddox.

Maddox was last seen on Feb. 16 in a campground in Cedar Bluff. The body was found Sunday afternoon in the water near the campground.

Police say they haven’t determined the cause of death.

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