An Alabama college student who was missing for nearly a week has been found dead, police said.
Montgomery police found the body of Adam Dowdell Jr., a 22-year-old sophomore at Alabama State University, Monday afternoon just blocks away from the university’s campus, the Montgomery Advertiser reports.
The body, which was taken to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy, was officially identified as Dowdell, a native of Alabaster, a city about an hour away, Montgomery police Capt. Saba Coleman told the newspaper.
The circumstances surrounding Dowdell’s death are being investigated and no arrests had been made as of late Monday, the newspaper reports.
Dowdell’s mother, Toya Cohill, told the Birmingham News that her son last spoke to his siblings on Sept. 8. She started getting messages Wednesday from Dowdell’s friends that he hadn’t returned to his dorm room after leaving late the previous evening with another student to go to an ATM.
“I just want my child