Cape Girardeau County
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FROM: SHERIFF JOHN JORDAN
DATE: August 18, 2010
On Monday evening August 16, 2010 a fire was reported to the Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's Deputies and the Millersville Fire Department responded to Cape Girardeau County Road #459 and discovered a barn had been completely destroyed by fire. When the owner of the barn, Mr. Gary Wendell showed up he observed his old home place and prior residence across the road had also been completely destroyed by fire. The home place must have been burned over the preceding weekend and no one discovered it burning.
The Sheriff's Office is investigating the suspicious fires. The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with information to contact them at 573-243-3551 or submit a tip at capecountysheriff.org