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Man's body, SUV found along Interstate 85

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) -

Auburn Police Chief Tommy Dawson tells News Leader 9 a body has been found in Auburn on Interstate 85 near Exit 51.

Investigators found the body of a 54-year-old Florida man along the wood line of the highway, after receiving a call from a motorist around 7:20 a.m. local time Tuesday. 

The body was located approximately 25 feet from his vehicle, which was parked on the shoulder of the northbound lanes.

Investigators tell us an autopsy report shows the man died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound.  Authorities are not releasing his name out of respect to the family. 

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