- Associated Press - Monday, October 12, 2015

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - Cape Girardeau police are questioning a person of interest in relation to a fatal shooting.

The Southeast Missourian (https://bit.ly/1LqGmWE ) reports that the person being questioned is being held on unrelated charges. Meanwhile, that person is under investigation in the Oct. 6 killing of 42-year-old Howard Harris Smith Jr. of Cape Girardeau.

Smith was found dead in a yard. The Cape Girardeau County coroner ruled that he died of a gunshot.

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Information from: Southeast Missourian, https://www.semissourian.com

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