Month: July 2019

Body found in suitcase on Highway 59

McDonald County, Mo- Officials are investigating a homicide after a dead woman is found inside a suitcase.

On Monday McDonald County’s sheriff was called to Highway 59 between Noel and Ginger Blue for a body that was found on a steep hillside found by a local man riding his bicycle.

Officials say they are still investigating but believe she has been there for quite some time, the female has not been identified and a autopsy is scheduled later on today.

UPDATE: The body was discovered by local camp ground Shady Beach An investigator estimated the age range of the woman as being in her 20s or 30s.

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Missouri woman charged leaving child in car

Springfield, Mo- Sunday night officials responded to a call to check the well being of a child at a Springfield truck stop. A 2-year-old was found in a vehicle sweating profusely and was removed by local law enforcement.

The mother was located in the store and taken into custody, the 2-year-old was examined by medical professionals and released to Missouri children division.

Toddler killed falling from a condo balcony

Panama City Beach, Florida- A 3 year old boy for Midway, Ohio, was killed Saturday after falling nine stories from a condominium balcony.

Officials responded to the incident and the boy was taken to a nearby hospital where he later passed away.

It’s unclear on how the child fell from the building. This incident happened Saturday, July 27th around 4pm.

Carthage Mo prepares for Marian days

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Marian Days festival is set to begin this week and the Carthage Police Department is getting ready for the large crowds.

Each year the festival brings in tens of thousands to celebrate Vietnamese-American Roman Catholicism.

It will begin with Mass on July 31 at 7:30 and will continue until August 4.

Carthage Police say while they want everyone to enjoy themselves, but safety is their highest priority.

This year the Carthage Police Department and Jasper County Emergency Management will be implementing text updates and alerts for the event.

All you have to do is text ‘marian19’ to 888-777.

Body recovered from Missouri River in Lafayette County

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a body was recovered from the Missouri River Sunday early afternoon.

According to the MSHP incident report, the body was found just before 2 p.m. near the 325.5 mile marker.

MSHP said the body was floating, caught in some brush.

The victim’s identity was listed as “Unknown” on the report as of 6 a.m. Monday.