D.C. Stevenson had been missing for a week when his body was found Saturday around 3:30 p.m. about a quarter of a mile from his apartment.
His body was found by rescue and recovery officials from Louisiana and Escambia County, Ala.
There had been a massive search for Stevenson. No foul play is suspected, but his body will be sent to the Department of Forensic Science in Mobile, Ala.
Search and rescue units from Marengo County, Choctaw County and Jackson, Ala., were also involved in the search.