815 Wheeler Avenue      Huntsville, Alabama  35801

Mark Hudson
Interim Chief of Police
(256) 427-7001
Harry Hobbs
Communications Relations Officer
(256) 427-7043



Missing Person Body Found


Huntsville, Alabama (September 9, 2011) On September 9, 2011, members of the HEMSI Search and Rescue squad, the Heavy Rescue one team (members of the HFD and MFD) and the HPD found what appeared to be the body of Michael Thomas Smith, 19 y/o w/m, near Hwy 65 and Mooresville Road.  A missing person case was filed with HPD on August 31, 2011.  HPD then conducted a missing person investigation which led to a certain area to focus the search teams on.  Search teams discovered the body believed to be Mr. Smith at approximately 1120 AM.  HPD is currently conducting a death investigation