Updated information. We recovered Masterson’s Black 2008 Ford this evening app 3 miles into Texas County off of Hwy 38. Masterson was not located at the scene. Masterson is still a person of interest. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Masterson please call your nearest Law Enforcement or dial 911. Avoid contact with Masterson.
Thanks to everyone that has made phone calls giving us information. Tonight it paid off
Person of interest
A person of interest has been developed through the investigation process.
Shane Masterson 53 years of age from Mountain Grove is a person of interest in this case.
Monday afternoon Officers responded to a call on Baty road where it was reported that a male subject was found deceased. The deceased was identified as Novie Baney. I’m asking that anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Masterson please call the Wright County Sheriff’s Office at 417-741-7576 or the Missouri State Highway Patrol at Willow Springs at 417-469-3121. Please do not try to contact with Masterson yourself.
Homicide north of Mountain Grove
Wright County Sheriff’s and the Missouri State Highway are investigating a Homicide approx 10 miles north of Mtn Grove on Baty road which occurred around 1:45 pm Monday afternoon. A male subject 33 years of age was found deceased at the scene. Officers are looking for a person of interest which is driving a Black 2008 F250 Ford extended cab truck. Anyone with any information please call the Wright County Sheriff’s Office at 417-741-7576 or the Missouri State Highway Patrol at Willow Springs at 417-469-3121. More information will follow when the information is developed. Officers will be working through the night investigating the case searching for a person of interest. Officers will be working throughout the night on this case.