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2 accused of murder in 2016 death of Malden, MO man

Brianna Bonaparte (Source: VineLink) Brianna Bonaparte (Source: VineLink)
Larry Thornton (Source: VineLink) Larry Thornton (Source: VineLink)
MALDEN, MO (KFVS) -

Two people are accused of murder in the September 2016 death of a Malden, Missouri man.

Larry Thornton, of Portageville, was arrested on Thursday evening, April 13 for first-degree murder, first-degree robbery and two counts of armed criminal action.

Brianna Bonaparte, of Sikeston, was arrested on Friday, April 14 for first-degree murder, first-degree robbery and two counts of armed criminal action.

Both are being held at the Dunklin County Jail.

According to the Malden Police Chief Jarrett Bullock, both arrest warrants stem from the murder of Walter Lee on September 8, 2016.

This investigation is ongoing and more charges may still be filed.

If anyone has any information, they are asked to contact their local law enforcement agency.

This investigation was conducted by the Malden Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri State Highway Patrol's DDCC Unit for Troop E, Dunklin County Sheriff's Department, New Madrid County Sheriff's Department, Sikeston Department of Public Safety and the Portageville Police Department.

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