Woman found dead, husband arrested in overnight Missouri shooting


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

SIKESTON, Mo. - A southeast Missouri man is in custody after allegedly shooting and killing his wife early Thursday morning.

Sikeston Police say the incident happened at a home on John R. Blvd. around 3 a.m. Officers arrived on the scene and found the body of a 26-year-old woman, who has not been identified.

Police say the victim's husband was arrested about two hours later.

The case remains under investigation.