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An investigation continues in McDonald county following a home invasion that left one man dead.

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   An investigation continues in McDonald county following a home invasion that left one man dead.


Several dogs bark where crime scene tape remains.. The mobile home in rural jane missouri was the site of an invasion.  Three people  broke in  tied up a woman and younger man and then shot a 35 year old man several times.. .

A friend of the family says the woman who lived here is in here 60's or 70's and it was her son who was killed.


Sheriffs officials say looking for three suspects but two were masked during the incident.  We talked to area residents some are concerned others are not..

Gayla Baker says, "I have my conceal to carry, we have guns in the home, I don't worry about it."

While Jonell Lawyer says, "I had a phone call stating this had happened and to lock the doors. I was by myself and so I locked my doors but I don't really have any fear.But it was concern, I was very concerned and I did lock my doors."

When asked if he locks his doors, Ted Marrs said, "I do now, anymore but l lived here hell, when you didn't have to lock nothin up."

Marrs is visiting the jane store where  the attack   isn't worrying the workers much.  

Area residents don't feel like they're at risk.  

Baker says, "We live out in a rural area have dogs outside it would be hard to get to my house without knowing about it cause the dogs would throw a fit we don't leave our keys in the car or anything like that but we don't always lock the dots at night so I might be aware if it I might lock at night might think about it." 

While sheriff's officials aren't indicating a motive or wether the family was specifically targeted, they are asking for help in solving the killing and tracking down the suspects.

     The coroner sent the victim's body to Springfield for an autopsy and toxicology tests.

     Anyone with information is asked to contact the McDonald county sheriff's office.




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