"Suspicious Death" Now Ruled a Homicide



The Joplin Police are now officially ruling that the body found in an apartment on West 24th Street Thursday morning as a homicide. An autopsy is being performed today on the body of 65-year-old Jerry Loflin. There's still not a whole lot of new information being released at this time, but Joplin Police Lieutenant Brian Lewis did share what information they could with News Talk KZRG.

"It was a person that knew him that had found him, and the victim did live alone." 

The Tri-State Major Case Squad is also assisting in following up on numerous leads. News Talk KZRG will bring you more information as details are released.

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