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Joplin police release name of homicide victim

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Joplin Police Department received a call before 10 a.m. today about a death suspicious in nature in the 1800 block of W 24th.  They tell reporter Rudy Harper it is now being investigated as a homicide.

Joplin Police say an autopsy is scheduled for Jerry D. Loflin, age 65.

We will have more information as it is released.


NEWS RELEASE FROM THE JOPLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT (12:27 PM)

Joplin Police were dispatched to a deceased subject at 1832 W 24th apt B at 09:58 on today’s date. A male in his 60’s was found deceased in the residence.

Investigators are conducting a follow up investigation and the death is currently being treated as suspicious in nature. As the investigation continues more information will be released. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

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NEWS RELEASE FROM THE JOPLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT (5:03 PM)

Joplin Police have identified the victim as Jerry D. Loflin, age 65, of 1832 W 24th Apt B, Joplin, MO. An autopsy has been scheduled for tomorrow morning. The investigation continues.

Joplin Police were dispatched to a deceased subject at 1832 W 24th apt B at 09:58 on today's date. A male in his 60's was found deceased in the residence.

Investigators are conducting a follow up investigation and the death is currently being treated as suspicious in nature. As the investigation continues more information will be released. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

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