Four suspects have been arrested in connection with the deaths of a rural eastern Missouri couple following a fire at their home.
Police now say victim was shot multiple times and left to die in burning house.
Randolph County State’s Attorney Jeremy Walker says state police testing of evidence may destroy some of the potential trial exhibits in the case.
Family members and neighbors are mourning the lost of a 14-month-old child who died in a early morning house fire.
79-year-old Bob Darby and his wife, 74-year-old Judy Darby, died Thursday in the fire at their home in Spickard, MO.
11-year-old Maci Gapsch died Wednesday night. Her great-grandmother, Georgette Gapsch and father Terry Gapsch, were also killed in the blaze.
Madison County sheriff’s deputies say foul play is not suspected.
Firefighters believe 79-year-old Charles Henry may have been trying to put out the fire himself.
The blaze broke out about 7:30 a.m. at a home on Theodosia near Union.
Authorities in Union, Mo. say victims are a woman and two young children.