UPDATE: 2:03 PM 12/21/19: Mobile police say they have recovered a body in connection to the missing person case of Tracie Dennis.

Police recovered the body from the backyard of a home on Marcus Drive Saturday.

Police believe Dennis was killed on Monday.

UPDATE 1:16 PM 12/21/19: MPD releases names in murder case. This is a news release:

MOBILE, Ala. – Two arrests have been made in the case of missing person Tracie Dennis. Dennis was last seen on Dec. 16, 2019. His family believed he was in danger and contacted police. Through collaborative investigative efforts, the Mobile Police Department Cyber Division and Homicide Unit along with the Saraland Police Department, U.S. Secret Service and Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office of Jacksonville, Fla. tracked down the suspects responsible for Dennis’ death. David Manuel Cordero Hernandez, 32, and Marcos Javier Morales Oslan, 21, were found connected. Hernandez and Oslan were arrested in the Jackson Heights area of Jacksonville, Fla. Both are charged with murder.

MPD News Release

UPDATE 10:50 AM 12/21/19 Public Safety Director James Barber confirms two men, likely Puerto Rican nationals, have been arrested and charged with murder in Jacksonville Florida in connection to missing person Tracie Dennis. Barber said crews are back at the scene on Marcus Drive looking for the victim’s body.

He said the two suspects were arrested by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and it’s unclear when they will be extradited to Mobile County. Barber says they believed the men worked with Dennis in the past. He says, even though they have no body, they have enough evidence to show a murder took place.

UPDATE (11:39 a.m.) — New Information: According to the City of Mobile Police Department, Dennis’s last seen location was at the Cheetah Speed Laundromat located at 6920 Airport Blvd around 11:30 a.m. Dennis’s family believes he may be in danger. 

Photo of Tracie Dennis from family

He is 5 feet and 11 inches tall, weigh 180 pounds, and has tattoos on his arms. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 251-208-7211.

UPDATE (10:24 a.m.) — James Barber, City of Mobile Public Safety Director, says 21-year-old, Tracie Dennis, was last seen Monday evening on Marcus Drive. His girlfriend reported him missing after he never came home. 

Investigators got a tip Wednesday that led them to this home. They’ve found evidence that suggests foul play. 

UPDATE (8:15 a.m.) — Police say the investigation is connected to a missing persons case. KLASS Kids is also on currently on scene.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A number of homicide detectives, a SWAT vehicle, and K-9 units are investigating a home on Marcus Drive in Mobile. We are working to get more information this morning.

Marcus Drive in Mobile.

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