Murder suspect found in Doniphan after search

Jonathan Wayne Foster (Source: Ripley County Sheriff's Office)
Jonathan Wayne Foster (Source: Ripley County Sheriff's Office)

DONIPHAN, MO (KFVS) - A murder suspect on the run has been captured in Doniphan, Missouri.

According to Texas County authorities, Jonathan Wayne Foster, 25, of Winona has been charged with tow counts of first degree murder, two counts of armed criminal action, two counts unlawful use of a weapon, arson first degree, stealing and stealing of a motor vehicle.

According to the sheriff's office, deputies were called to a house fire on Wednesday on Curran Road in the extreme south central portion of Texas County. It was feared people were inside the home.

Shortly after officers arrived, a body was found a short distance from the house across a barbed wire fence, deputies say.

A short time later, the body of James Winton, 37, was found outside the home.

The victim was identified as a 42 year old white male. His name is being withheld pending family notification.

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