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Attempted suicide outside sheriff's office

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JASPER COUNTY, MISSOURI -
On 11-28-2015 at approximately 6:50 p.m., Jasper County Deputies were dispatched to the area of 171 hwy and 43 hwy in Joplin, Mo. (Village of Airport Drive) on reports of a man running on fire.
After investigating the incident and locating a man in a local hospital, it was learned that the man, 58, from Carl Junction, apparently had attempted suicide by lighting himself on fire.  The incident had occurred in front of the Jasper County Sheriff's satellite Office in Airport Drive.
At this time there have been no charges sent against the male subject.
For questions please contact Chief Deputy Derek Walrod
358-8177 ext#1102
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