Remains thought to be missing Northport man found in McCalla concrete dump site

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Tuscaloosa County investigators reportedly located remains that they think are missing Northport man Morris David Watson.

Watson has been missing since Sept. 16 when he was last seen in the 4900 block of Highway 171 in Northport.

Police later released descriptions of two persons of interest who they say are his ex stepdaughter, 33-year-old Annie Lynn Weir, and her boyfriend, 31-year-old Donnie Lee McCutcheon. The pair were allegedly the last to be seen with Watson, and investigators found evidence they had his missing vehicle.

Weir and McCutcheon were located in Georgia Wednesday and taken into custody. She agreed to return to Tuscaloosa with investigators. After she was interviewed, she was charged with receiving stolen property in the 1st and jailed with bond set at $30,000.

According to Tuscaloosa County Homicide, remains believed to be Watson were found in a concrete dump site off Calhoun Road in the McCalla area. They think he was killed by a gunshot. Investigators were able to locate the remains after unearthing information in the investigation Wednesday. The remains have been sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for autopsy and identification.

A murder warrant has been obtained for McCutcheon who is in the process of being extradited from Georgia to the Tuscaloosa County Jail. It will be served when he arrives at the jail. He will be held pending $250,000 bond.

McCutcheon and Weir.
McCutcheon and Weir.

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