Teen Found Dead in Ala. Ditch Identified

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

PRICHARD, Ala. (AP) -- A man who was found dead in a ditch in south Alabama has been identified as a LeFlore high School senior.

Police say 19-year-old Joseph Berryhill Jr. was found fatally shot April 18 in a ditch behind a mini-mall in Prichard -- about five miles north of Mobile. Reports say the teen was wounded near his right shoulder blade and may have been lying in the ditch for at least two days.

The circumstances surrounding the teen's death were unclear Monday.

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