Police charged Howard Lavelle Tate Jr., 18, of Anniston and a 17-year-old boy from Old Hickory, Tenn., on Tuesday each with first-degree robbery.

Calhoun County Coroner Pat Brown said Cody Smith, 33, was pronounced dead at approximately 4:48 p.m. Records from September list Smith as a Jacksonville resident.

A Calhoun County grand jury indicted an Anniston man recently after he allegedly sexually abused a child last year, court records show. 

Court records made public Wednesday showed that a 19-year-old man from Lincoln was indicted with first-degree rape by a Calhoun County grand jury in August. 

A judge on Wednesday sent the case of a Jacksonville man with several physical and sexual child abuse charges to a grand jury for review.

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