UPDATE: Warrant issued for Abandonment Of A Corpse in Joplin death investigation


JOPLIN, Mo — The Joplin Police are searching for a woman in relation to a Joplin death investigation.

A warrant has been issued for Abandonment of a Corpse for 67-year-old Barbara J. Watters of Joplin.

Police say she lives at 2602 S Vermont, where a deceased male was found in a freezer Tuesday night.

The bond is set at $100,000 cash.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Watters, you are asked to contact the Joplin Police Department immediately or your local law enforcement agency. Attached are photos of Watters, her vehicle license plate, and an exemplar photo of her last known vehicle.

Joplin Police Department

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