Sheriff: Body found being treated as homicide case

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PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — Russell County sheriff's officials say a man's body has been found in the county and they're treating the case as a homicide.

Few other details were immediately available.

The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports (http://bit.ly/ZZ8VhO) that the body was discovered around 3 a.m. Monday.

Sheriff's Staff Sgt. Rod Costello said a call came into the sheriff's department notifying them about the body. He said the cause of death is known, but is not being divulged.

Sheriff Heath Taylor has scheduled a Monday afternoon news conference to release more details of the case.

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Information from: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, http://ledger-enquirer.com



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