Houston Co. Sheriff Investigating Possible Homicide

HOUSTON COUNTY, AL - The Houston County Sheriff's office is investigating a possible homicide.

The body of 43-year-old Obie Dow Rice was discovered around 7:00 a.m. in a wooded area on his South Park Avenue property.

Investigators say Rice had been reported missing a few days prior by family members.

Two people that had been living with Rice are in custody on misdemeanor charges unrelated to this case. They are being questioned, however, about Rice's death.

Authorities are investigating Rice's death as a possible homicide.