A student from Alabama State University was confirmed dead Monday after he went missing last week, according to police and the school.
Adam Dowdell Jr., who was a 22-year-old transfer student attending Alabama State University, was identified after police, the school and fire medics responded to a report of a possible body Monday afternoon at Hutchinson Street, according to a Montgomery Police Department statement provided to the Daily Caller News Foundation.
The body was transferred for an autopsy to the Alabama Department of Forensic Science and investigators confirmed it was Dowdell, according to the police statement.
“Losing a student is always difficult, and the Hornet Nation is in mourning over his death. Our thoughts and prayers are certainly with Adam’s mother and the rest of his family and friends as they face this tragic loss,” according to a statement from university President Quinton T. Ross, Jr. provided to the DCNF.
A missing Alabama State University student has been found dead. Adam Dowdell Jr. was transported to the Alabama Department of Forensic Science for an autopsy. https://t.co/KUB8ToOz3S pic.twitter.com/6O7yvGcXzQ
— AL.com (@aldotcom) September 15, 2020
Because Dowdell was reported missing last week, the school’s police department,