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Suspect Questioned for Death of Man Found Dead in Car

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A 21-year-old suspect is being questioned in the death of a man whose body was found along a highway in eastern Missouri.

A 21-year-old suspect is being questioned in the death of a man whose body was found along a highway in eastern Missouri.

HERCULANEUM, Mo. (AP) — A 21-year-old suspect is being questioned in the death of a man whose body was found along a highway in eastern Missouri.

Authorities have identified the victim as 27-year-old Michael Maybearry of Imperial and say the shooting was drug-related.

Maybearry’s body was found early Sunday in a car along Highway 21 in Jefferson County. Police say he had been shot six times. Police believe the suspect shot Maybearry from his own vehicle as both were driving along the highway.

Copyright 2011 Associated Press

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