Troy man found dead; police seeking person of interest, missing vehicle

Published 9:02 pm Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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The Troy Police Department is searching for a person of interest after finding a man dead inside his residence on Wednesday afternoon.

Officers responded to the residence of Willie Charles Scott, 58, Wednesday shortly after noon and found Scott deceased inside the home, which is in the 22000 block of U.S. Highway 231.

Scott’s vehicle, a red four-door 2003 Saturn Ion is missing from the home with Alabama tag 55AY701.

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No other details about Scott’s death are being released at this time due to the nature of the investigation.

No further details of Scott’s death are being released yet due to the nature of the case, police said.

A picture of a person of interest in this case is being released. Anyone who can identify the person in this photo, or has any information on the whereabouts of this individual or the 2003 Saturn Ion, is asked to contact the Troy Police Department at 334-566-0500, the secret witness line at 334-566-5555 or Crimestoppers at 334-215-STOP (7867).

The Troy Police Department is being assisted in this investigation by the Pike County District Attorney’s Office, the Pike County Coroner’s Office and the Alabama Department of Forensic Science.