2 Held, 1 Sought in West Plains Homicide
WEST PLAINS -- Authorities in south-central Missouri say two people have been arrested and a third is being sought in the killing of a man near West Plains.
The body of 29-year-old Jackie Yarber, of Birch Tree, was discovered Saturday off Howell County Road 69-70. KYTV reports (http://bit.ly/qBz6hw) that sheriff's officers received a tip about the death Friday night. A 24-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman, both from West Plains, were arrested Monday.
Investigators believe Yarber was killed while three people were stealing his truck. Prosecutors say it appears he was run over or stabbed to death.