Death: Joplin’s death investigation is now a homicide – Following fresh discoveries from Thursday’s tragic discovery, the Joplin Police Department is now investigating a death in Joplin as a homicide. The next of kin of Donald Wimer, 54, of Joplin, has been notified, according to the Joplin Police Department. Wimer was discovered in Joplin at 2201 S.
According to fourstateshomepage.com, Jackson Ave. Wimer died as a result of a gunshot wound, according to the investigation. An autopsy has been requested in this case.
However, detectives have identified a suspect in the case: The following evening, detectives discovered their lead at 2201 S. Empire Ave. in Joplin. Officers and detectives from the JPD arrived at the residence at 9:30 p.m. after obtaining a search warrant.
Authorities attempted to lure the suspect out of the structure from this location, but they were unsuccessful. JPD SWAT was called to the location, and they attempted to force them out as well, but to no avail. “Chemical weapons” were injected into the home, but a fire could be seen in the attic area later.