Sheriff: Body found being treated as homicide case
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.
Information from: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, http://ledger-enquirer.com