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No signs foul play in death of man found in Missouri freezer

Nov. 18, 2019 8:55 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say an autopsy has found no signs of foul play in the death of a man whose body was found in a freezer in his wife’s bedroom inside the couple’s southwest Missouri home. Joplin police say the autopsy also confirmed that the man was Paul Barton, whose wife,...

Missouri woman charged after husband’s body found in freezer

Nov. 14, 2019 6:49 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a woman whose husband’s corpse was found in a freezer in a bedroom inside their southwest Missouri home, where it may have been stored for nearly a year. Barbara Watters, 67, of Joplin, was arrested Thursday, a day after she was charged with...

The Latest: Woman whose husband’s body in freezer arrested

Nov. 14, 2019 3:55 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Joplin, Missouri, woman whose husband’s body was found in a freezer (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A southwest Missouri woman has been arrested two days after her husband’s body was found in a freezer at their home. Police say 67-year-old Barbara Watters...

Police: Body found in freezer at southwest Missouri home

Nov. 13, 2019 2:55 PM EST

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Police say they are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a freezer at a home in southwestern Missouri. The Joplin Globe reports that Joplin police learned of the body Monday while investigating an arson case at a neighboring property. Police said in a statement...

Items linked to crime duo Bonnie & Clyde sold for $186K

Sep. 21, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Several personal items related to 1930s Texas outlaw Clyde Barrow have sold at a Boston auction for nearly $186,000. RR Auction officials say the Bulova watch that Barrow wore when he and Bonnie Parker were killed in 1934 sold on Saturday for $112,500. Parker and Barrow were fatally shot by...