Man accused of abusing corpses back in jail charged with breaching bail | Mobile County Alabama News
A man charged in connection with a Mobile murder has returned to Metropolitan Jail on bail violation.
Paul Hollingsworth was notified on Tuesday afternoon.
Hollingsworth is charged with abuse of corpses in the death of Derek Hase.
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According to court documents, Hollingsworth was scheduled to appear in court for a bail revocation related to that charge last November, but he did not show up.
The judge made the decision to revoke his bail ten days later.
In October 2020, the body of Derek Hase, 39, was found off Dauphin Island Parkway.
Hase was reported missing by his family on September 27.
Deputies from the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office discovered his body nearly a month later.
Hollingsworth is one of three men arrested in the case.
Investigators believe Ryan Smith was the one who shot Hase.
Smith was found hiding in Arkansas.
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A month later, Bryan Clark was also arrested, accused of playing a role in covering up Hase’s murder.
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He is accused of abusing corpses and tampering with physical evidence.
According to prison records, Hollingsworth also faces a number of other charges unrelated to the murder case.
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