Foul play suspected in Ozark death investigation

Foul play suspected in Ozark death investigation
(Source: Raycom News Network)

OZARK, AL (WSFA) - A death investigation with suspected foul play is underway in Ozark, according to the police department. Details are limited, but authorities are hoping to learn more from an autopsy that could be done Tuesday or Wednesday.

Monday, gunshots were heard at Ozark Estates sometime between 2 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. and were reported to police. Officers patrolled the area but didn't see anything.

Investigators were called back to the location around 10 to 10:30 a.m. after a neighbor who was out walking noticed the victim's door cracked open. Because the neighbor knew the victim, they decided to check on him. When they knocked on the door, they saw the victim on the floor.

Police are still getting witness statements. The crime scene has been processed, but investigators are still trying to figure out a motive and a suspect.

If you have any information related to this case, please call the Ozark Police Department at 334-774-2644 or dispatch at 334-774-5111.

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