JOPLIN, Mo. — An investigation is underway after police made a gruesome discovery at a home in Joplin.
Joplin Police Department investigators were doing a neighborhood canvass on Nov. 11 in connection to an arson investigation in the 2600 block of S. New Hampshire Ave.
While they were in the area, they were informed that a dead person was inside a home in the 2600 block of S. Vermont Ave. Police have not said how they were informed.
Investigators executed a search warrant for the home and were able to get inside on Nov. 12.
During the search, they found a dead man inside a freezer in the home. Police said an autopsy is being scheduled. The man has not been identified.
Anyone with information should contact Sergeant Wolf at 417-623-3131 ext. 881 or email@example.com.