HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — The Houston County Sheriff’s Office now suspects the man’s body that was found dead in his home early Monday morning, is in fact a homicide.

Deputies tell WDHN News that a male victim was shot in his home. Sheriff’s are investigating the motive and possible suspects.

Sources tell WDHN News the Houston County Sheriff’s Office Deputies have been on scene at a residence off Billy Cherry Road in Pansey since early Monday morning.

WDHN News is on scene and collecting what we can gather from law enforcement. HCSO is currently investigating the case as an active homicide.

Stay with WDHN News for updates.