- Associated Press - Monday, April 14, 2014

PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. (AP) - Authorities in southeast Missouri are investigating after a body inside a burning home was found to have a gunshot wound to the head.

Firefighters were called Thursday night to a home near Portageville. The body of 60-year-old Roy Jerrolds was found inside. Pemiscot County Coroner Jim Brimhall told the Sikeston Standard Democrat (https://bit.ly/1t07L7w ) that Jerrolds had a gunshot wound to the head.

The Pemiscot County Sheriff’s Department says the case is being investigated as arson and a homicide.


Information from: Standard Democrat, https://www.standard-democrat.com

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