Divorcing couple found dead miles apart in St. Louis area

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WILDWOOD, Mo. –  Authorities say a woman who had filed for divorce was found dead in the parking lot outside her suburban St. Louis apartment shortly before her husband’s body was found after a fire at their former home.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police say the deaths of Bobette Everhart-Boal and Michael Boal are related and that there is “no additional danger to the public.” Police found Everhart-Boal’s body while responding to a call for shots fired at 12:45 a.m. Sunday in Chesterfield.

The fire was reported a short time later in Wildwood. After it was extinguished, firefighters found Boal’s body. They were both 59.

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