Newton County Sheriff’s Office investigating overnight homicide
NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. – Newton County Sheriff Chris Jennings tells us they’re investigating a homicide along State Line Road in the county.
Sheriff Jennings says the office received a call about a body in the ditch along the side of State Line Road. The office is investigating it as a homicide and the body has been identified. The Sheriff says they’re in the process of notifying next of kin and an autopsy is being scheduled.
This is a developing story and we will have more information as it becomes available.