Investigation continues in death of man in Dexter

DEXTER, Mo. – Authorities in the southeast Missouri town of Dexter have identified a man found dead this week, and police are calling the death suspicious.

The victim was 66-year-old Jimmy Lynn Casey of Dexter. An autopsy will determine the cause of death.

Dexter police and the Stoddard County Major Case Squad are investigating. Casey’s body was found at a home on Wednesday.

Dexter, a town of 8,000 residents, is about 170 miles south of St. Louis.