Authorities are waiting for autopsy results to find out how a murder victim died.
Police found the body of 52-year-old Ricky Ray Ingram in his home on 6th Avenue in Huntsville.
They confirm this is a homicide investigation but have not said how he died.
Ingram was a registered sex offender.
The man charged in this case is also a registered sex offender.
38-year-old Jeremy Nolen Thompson is charged with murder.
Bond has not been set.
He pleaded guilty to rape in 2004.
The motive in this case is unknown at this time.
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