Authorities Investigating Suspicious Death in Poplar Bluff

FEBRUARY 13, 2007 - Posted at 10:44 a.m. CST

POPLAR BLUFF, MO - Police in Poplar Bluff are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found yesterday at a home in Fairmont Street.

The woman has been identified as 41-year-old Paula J. Dover of Poplar Bluff.  Her body was found at 4:52 p.m.

Police Chief Danny Whiteley has activated the Butler County Major Case Squad to lead the investigation.  An autopsy is scheduled for today.