Authorities investigate suspicious death in Missouri

January 29, 2020 GMT

STODDARD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities investigating a suspicious death in southeast Missouri have taken a suspect into custody.

The Southeast Missourian reports that the Stoddard County Major Case Squad descended Tuesday afternoon on a one-story home in Advance. The name of the victim wasn’t immediately released.

Several schools in the area were placed on lockdown amid the investigation.