Pike County sheriff's investigators are working an apparent homicide that occurred on Reid Road near the Lamar County line Friday afternoon. Coroner Terrell Moody was on the scene and left at 5:10 p.m. He confirmed the victim was a white male.
UPDATE: The Journal-Reporter has confirmed the victim lived on Ramah Church Road in Lamar County and was 29 or 30 years old. He did two previous prison terms for possession of methamphetamine.
A GBI crime scene team, led by technician Lanny Cox, checks in with Pike deputy Chad Morris at the intersection of Hwy. 18 and Reid Road in eastern Pike County near the Lamar line Friday afternoon.