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2011 McDonald County Murder Case Dismissed

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5/23/2017: According to McDonald County Prosecutor Bill Dobbs the murder case against Fred Bremer has been dismissed by the court without prejudice, which means the court may refile murder charges against Bremer at a later time.  This happened Monday May 22, 2017.

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Updated August 14, 2013:  A Rogers, Arkansas man accused of murder is in custody.

In February 2011 the body of Jack McCain, 68 of Rogers, was found on a rural county road about eight miles east of Jane, Missouri in McDonald County. McCain had been shot multiple times.

Tuesday night Fred Bremer, 39, was arrested and has been charged with first degree murder in McCain's death.

CLICK HERE to read the Probable Cause Statement filed in the McDonald County, Missouri circuit court on August 12, 2013.

Updated March 3, 2011 at 2:10 PM CST:  Authorities in southwestern Missouri are asking for help from the public as they investigate the death of an Arkansas man.

The body of Jack McCain, 68, of Rogers was found on February 20 lying on a rural McDonald County road about eight miles east of the town of Jane.

Sheriff Robert Evenson says McCain had several gunshot wounds and his death is considered a homicide.

Updated February 24, 2011 at 12:20 PM CST:  Autopsy results are in for a man found dead on the side of the road in McDonald County, Missouri earlier this week.

Today Sheriff Rob Evenson tells us Jack McCain, 67, died from multiple gunshot wounds.

On Sunday authorities found the McCain's body just outside of Powell, Missouri.

McCain was a businessman from Rogers, Arkansas.

He owned property in southwest Missouri and at least one car dealership in Arkansas.

Investigators believe McCain's murder happened in Missouri at the site where his body was found.

Updated February 21, 2011 at 2:55 PM CST:  The McDonald County Sheriff's Department has identified a man found on the side of the road over the weekend.

The body of Jack McCain, 67, of Rogers, Arkansas was found Sunday by authorities on Gobbler's Knob Road near Powell, Missouri.

The manner of death is not being disclosed at this time as part of the investigation, but the sheriff's department has ruled the cause of death a homicide.

Posted February 21, 2011 at 1:29 PM CST:  Authorities in McDonald County are investigating a homicide after a man's body turns up on the side of the road on Sunday.

McDonald County Sheriff Robert Evenson says his department received a 911 call from someone who found the body about 4 p.m. on Gobbler's Knob Road near Powell, Missouri.

Both the Missouri and Arkansas Highway Patrol, the Benton County sheriff and the Rogers, Arkansas police helped with the scene.

Investigators followed up on leads throughout the night.

An autopsy is scheduled for this afternoon in Springfield.

We'll have the latest on the investigation as it is confirmed.

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