Person of interest questioned in Cape Girardeau killing
CAPE GIRARDEAU (AP) — Cape Girardeau police are questioning a person of interest in relation to a fatal shooting.
The Southeast Missourian reports that the person being questioned is being held on unrelated charges. Meanwhile, that person is under investigation in the Oct. 6 killing of 42-year-old Howard Harris Smith Jr. of Cape Girardeau.
Smith was found dead in a yard. The Cape Girardeau County coroner ruled that he died of a gunshot.