CARBON HILL, Ala. (WHNT) -- The Carbon Hill Police Department announced Saturday the husband of a woman who had been missing since late February provided new information that led police to her body.
Robert Warren reported his wife, Lisa Warren, 51, went missing on Feb. 25. He originally told police that she was last seen on February 24 at some time in the morning.
Saturday morning, Carbon Hill Police Chief Eric House said in a news conference that Robert Warren told police Lisa Warren’s body was off of County Road 220 in Greene County. Carbon Hill Police Department and the Walker County District Attorney’s Office were at the scene of where the body believed to be Lisa Warren was found.
The body was found floating in a small creek in a wooded area. The chief called the Walker County Coroner’s Office and the body was sent to Forensics for further investigation into the cause of death and positive identification.
Robert Warren was held in custody of the Carbon Hill Police Department. He has not immediately charged, but faces multiple charges including manslaughter and abuse of a corpse. During the news conference, officials said the charges could be upgraded depending on the cause of death.