UPDATE:Death investigation underway after man found dead at Big Spring Park

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UPDATE: The man has been identified as 59-year-old Douglass Griggs, but the cause of death is still unknown.


Huntsville Police are investigating the death of a man who was found in Big Spring Park early Wednesday morning.

According to HPD, just before 3:00 a.m., HEMSI and Huntsville Fire & Rescue responded to a call of someone in the water at Big Spring Park. When they arrived, they pulled out a man in a wheelchair. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Foul play is not suspected.

Law enforcement is working to identify the man and notify next of kin.

WZDX will update this story as more information becomes available.


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