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Opelika police investigating Saturday night murder at trailer park

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OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) – The Opelika Police Department is investigating the murder of a person at an Opelika trailer park late Saturday night.

OPD say they and the Opelika Fire Department responded to a call around 10:17 p.m. CST on Saturday of a person who had been shot at the Hickory Haven Trailer Park, located at 816 Crawford Road in Opelika.

At the scene, they found a 48-year-old victim who had been shot several times. The Lee County Coroner responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene at midnight on Sunday.

On Monday night, Lee County Coroner Bill Harris confirmed the victim's name was Joseph Lee Moore, 47, of Opelika. 

Police say there are no suspects in the early stages of their investigation, and more information will be released as it becomes available.

If anyone has knowledge of this case is asked to contact the Opelika Police Department Investigative Services Division at (334)-745-8665.

Check back for more updates. 

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