Suspect charged with murder after body found behind church in Seale

Suspect charged with murder after body found behind church in Seale

RUSSELL COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - A suspect has been charged with murder after a body was found behind a church in Seale, Alabama Thursday.

Christopher Roper, 38, of Phenix City was found behind the Uchee Pines Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Seale, Alabama. Authorities say the cause of death was a single gunshot wound.

The Russell County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday that 28-year-old Samantha Malasig has been charged with murder. More details on the case will be given Saturday during a press conference.

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