UPDATE: Man Refuses to Leave Home, Threatens to Harm Himself

4 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Friday, August 02 2013 Aug 2, 2013 Friday, August 02, 2013 9:16:00 AM CDT August 02, 2013 in News
By: KOMU 8 Staff

HOWARD COUNTY - A man is refusing to leave his home and threatening to harm himself in Franklin Friday morning.

The dispute started Thursday night around 11:15. The Howard County Sheriff's department responded to a call about domestic dispute and found it was between a man and a woman who are married but have reportedly been separated for a few months. 

The woman left the house, on the west end of County Road 342, around 11:30 Thursday night.

The Franklin Police Department, Howard County Sheriff's Department, the Missouri State Highway Patrol and a councellor are working to get the man safely out of the home.

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