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Baxter County Sheriff Confirms Homicide Investigation

MIDWAY, AR - Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery has confirmed the shooting death of a man in the town of Midway is being investigated as a homicide.

Montgomery says 56-year-old Terry Lee Emmick died of a single gunshot wound to his head.  Emmick was found dead Sunday night by his roommate.

Montgomery says the weapon was not in the same room as Emmick's body and that investigators have developed a "person of interest" in the case.

Several firearms were found in the home.  The guns and other evidence were sent to othe state Crime Laboratory for processing.

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