RIPLEY – The body found in Dumas late last year has been identified and the case ruled as a homicide.
Robert Joseph “Bobby” Hoose, 30, of the Spouts Springs community, died of multiple trauma to the head, according to Tippah County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Jeremy Rainey.
Hoose was reported missing on Nov. 9, 2016. His remains were found in a wooded area off County Road 744 on Monday, Dec. 19.
Five people have been charged with second degree murder in connection with the case. Kimberly Glisson, 30, of Tippah County; Anna Michelle Grace, 28, of Hattiesburg; and David Turner, 27, of Hattiesburg, have been arraigned, and a $500,000 bond has been set for each. The three are in custody at the Tippah County Jail.
Charles “Tony” Pedigo, 31, of Tippah County, is in custody at the Greene County Jail in Paragould, Arkansas, on unrelated charges. Once he is released from the Greene County Jail, he will be brought to Tippah County and arraigned on second degree murder charges.
A fifth suspect has been charged but is not in custody. More information will be released once that suspect is arrested.
No motive has been determined for the homicide at this time.