Marengo Co. Authorities Find Human Remains in Sweet Water

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From the West Alabama Newsroom–

Authorities in Marengo County — find human remains in a wooded area in Sweet Water.

Sheriff Richard Bates says crews looking for 64 year Melvin Tensley discovered the remains yesterday.

Tensley disappeared without a trace last week. And hasn’t been seen or heard from since.

Bates says the body was found near Jazz Activity Center — about 500 feet from where Tensley’s truck was found.

“We probably about 95 percent sure that it’s his remains. But the body went off to forensics for a autopsy,” he said.

The investigation remains ongoing.

ALEA SBI is assisting with the investigation.

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