Two charged in death of Michael Davis

Published 2:58 pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The Opp Police Department arrested two people in connection with the murder of Michael Davis.

Tuesday afternoon The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department was called by the Opp police to help search lake Frank Jackson for the body of a possible murder victim.

Around 6:04 p.m., on Tuesday, the body of Davis was located on New Hope Road just south of Opp, with an apparent gunshot wound.

The body was transported to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy.

Mark Anthony Hines was located in the Brooksville Community and has been arrested and charged with Abuse of a Corpse and held on a $50,000 bond.

Wednesday morning around 9:49 a.m., Anthony Siler, 46, was located at a residence in the Union Grove Community on Fleeta Road by the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force and the Covington County Sheriff’s Posse K-9 Unit. The Opp Police Department has arrested and charged Siler of Opp, with murder related to the death of Davis.

The OPD would like to thank the following agencies for assisting on Tuesday: Opp Fire Department, Covington County Sheriff’s Office, Covington County District Attorney’s Office, Andalusia Police Department, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Covington County Drug Task Force, US Marshals Fugitive Task Force, Coffee County Sheriff’s Office, and Alabama Game & Fish.