Murder suspect free on bond

Murder suspect free on bond
By: Heartland News

SIKESTON, Mo. - A suspect in a murder investigation is free on bond Thursday.
Sikeston public safety officers found Roger Winfield dead in the front yard of a home at 707 Taylor Street in Sikeston over the weekend.

Neighbors say they heard a car alarm in the area, then a shotgun blast.  When police arrives they found Robert Eldridge of Sikeston at the scene.

Eldridge is charged with first degree murder and criminal action.

His bond was reduced from $500,000 to $350,000 Wednesday.  Eldridge is now free.  He is scheduled to appear in court on June 27th.