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Death Investigation


Members of the Rural Missouri Major Case squad continue to investigate the death of Walter Hayes, Feldman, age 41, of Centerview, Missouri. 

At 11:33am on January 25, 2012 Johnson County Sheriffs office personnel responded to an emergency medical call at the home of Mr. Feldman located at 307 N. Graham Street in Centerview.  Upon entering the home Feldman was found deceased in his bed.  Initial examination indicates Mr. Feldman died as the result of a gunshot wound to his head.


Authorities are awaiting official results of an autopsy conducted by the Jackson County Medical Examiners Office to determine exact cause of Death.


More than two dozen investigators with the Major Case Squad are assisting the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office with the case which has been ruled a homicide.  To date detectives have followed up on more than 60 leads.  No arrests have been in the case.  Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at (660) 747-6469.