49-year-old homicide victim found in Cape
Jul. 20, 2017
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating an apparent homicide at a Cape Girardeau apartment.
The Southeast Missourian (http://bit.ly/2tKlow4 ) reports that police said in a news release that a 49-year-old man was found dead shortly after 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Yellow crime-scene tape was placed around the building as officers came and went throughout the afternoon. The man's body was removed from the apartment around 6:45 p.m.
Police didn't say how the man died. An autopsy will be conducted Friday to determine the cause of death.
The release says a major case squad has been activated to investigate.
Information from: Southeast Missourian, http://www.semissourian.com