MOBILE, Alabama —
UPDATE 9:10 PM: Arrest made in the murder of Justin Hasty. Police say Hasty was killed in his Caroline Avenue home. Family members reported him missing on Monday. His body was found inside a tool box late Tuesday afternoon on some property in Grand Bay. Police say Brandon Estle lives on the property and is the one repsonsible for Hasty’s death. Estle is being charged with murder.
The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office and the Mobile Police Department are investigating a homicide on Hi Field Road in Grand Bay.
The Sheriff’s Office recieved a phone call around 1:00 Tuesday afternoon from someone who noticed something suspicious. When authorities arrived, they found the body of a white male tucked inside of a tool case.
“There are several houses around the road. When you get passed a certain point, there is a large cotton field. Back to the west, there is a barn in the cotton field, and that is where the body was discovered,” said Lt. Paul Burch.
Mobile Police Department and the Mobile Sheriff’s Office are still investigating. News 5 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available