Homicide under investigation in St. Francois Co., MO, person of interest in custody

Homicide under investigation in St. Francois Co., MO, person of interest in custody

ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - St. Francois County officials are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead.

St. Francois County Sheriff’s Departments along with Bismarck Police Department officials said detectives are investigating the death of a 67-year-old Bismarck, Missouri woman.

The County Coroner James Coplin has confirmed this case is the same as a case in Washington County where a grandson admitted to killing his grandmother.

She was found in her home Sunday afternoon on Nov. 11. The Corner says the cause of death was head trauma.

Officials said evidence at the scene indicates the death was a homicide. They also said a person of interest is in custody and formal charges are expected.

No further information has been released at this time.

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