Body found in Alabama lake ID’d as missing man

Published 6:41 am Thursday, January 2, 2020

Alabama authorities have identified the body of a missing man who was pulled from Lake Guntersville on Monday.

The victim was Charles Kenneth Land, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office announced on Tuesday.

He was first reported missing Dec. 27.

Land’s body was recovered from the water near the Lake Guntersville Sailing Club marina, about 50 miles east of Huntsville, Sheriff Phil Sims told news outlets.

Sims told that preliminary forensic reports indicate foul play wasn’t involved.

The case is still being investigated, he added.