Day: July 30, 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.

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.