MOULTON — The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a death in the 5000 block of County Road 84 in the Speake community.
Sheriff Gene Mitchell said a body was found Monday afternoon and the death is being investigated as a homicide.
Lawrence County Coroner Scott Norwood identified the victim Tuesday as 32-year-old Decatur resident Jose Ruiz.
The Sheriff’s Department and the Alabama Bureau of Investigation remained on scene as of 8 p.m. Monday.
No other details had been released at that time.
JASON HOUSTON, BEN MONTGOMERY
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