Four people charged with Capital Murder after body found in steel canister in Blount Co.

Four people charged with Capital Murder after body found in steel canister in Blount Co.
(Source: Blount County Sheriff's Office)

BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Four people have been charged in the death of a man beaten with a baseball bat and discovered in a steel canister in Blountsville Alabama.

According to the sheriff’s office, a report was received about a body behind a residence on Paige Springs Road around 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Authorities found the decomposing body of Adam Beard inside a steel canister at the scene.

Haley Ragsdale, 19, Jesus Flores, III, 38, Sarah Moore, 36, and Ryan Hunter Farr, 20, were all brought in and questioned as persons of interest and a warrant issued to search a trailer.

Inside the trailer investigators found multiple pieces of evidence indicating that it was the crime scene. According to authorities one of the items recovered was the murder weapon; an aluminum baseball bat.

On Thursday all four suspects were charged with Capital Murder. They are all being held without bond.

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