Scottsboro police are investigating the recovery of a dead body found Wednesday in the 15000 block of Highway 79.

Capt. Erik Dohring said the body was located around 12:40 p.m. Dohring said a male victim was discovered in cow pasture.

The body has been sent to a forensic lab in Huntsville for an autopsy.

As of Friday, authorities are not releasing the victim’s name or any other information.

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