JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — A woman is dead in Jasper County and a man is in custody awaiting formal charges.
It happened in the early hours of Monday morning on a property to the northeast of Carl Junction on County Road 270.
“We have one individual that is in custody. The two of them did know each other, they were familiar with each other, and we are not seeking any other suspects at this time.”Sheriff Randee Kaiser to Joplin News First
Our Joplin News First sources tell us the victim and the man in custody both were guests on the property. They were staying in a camper travel-trailer to the side of the residence. That was confirmed when we talked with Sheriff Randee Kaiser at the scene. See our video.
On 6-29-20 at approximately 2:15 AM, Jasper County Deputies were called to the area of 10487 CR 270 in Carl Junction, in reference to a female victim with a gunshot wound to the chest.
The victim, Amanda Parker, 40, of Carl Junction, was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased upon arrival.
Jeremiah Tyner, 23, of Carl Junction was taken into custody and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center in Carthage. Formal charges are pending.
Parker and Tyner were both staying at a residence at this location. The investigation is ongoing.MEDIA RELEASE Sheriff Randee Kaiser
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