Opp, AL (WSFA) - According to Opp police, Louis Swinger was reported missing Thursday after his vehicle was last seen in Opp.
The department said Swinger hadn't been seen since July 7. Police now say the 36-year-old's body was found by law enforcement around 8:15 p.m. Friday in a wooded area at the intersection of Cantaline Road and Woodall Mill Road.
An investigation revealed that Swinger was lured to an apartment on Hardage Circle where he was shot and killed. Police said his vehicle was dumped behind a house on Walding Road, and his body was hidden in a wooded area.
Four men have been arrested and charged with murder in the case; Kali Salir, Dayshawn Siler, Romaro Head and Kenyata Carpenter, all residents of Opp.
Police said the individuals were placed under arrest sometime around 3:45 a.m. Saturday.
The Opp Police Department was assisted by the State Bureau of Investigation, the 22nd Judicial Drug Task Force, the Covington County District Attorney's Office, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Trooper's Department of Probation and Parole and the Opp Fire Department.