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A missing man in New Madrid County found dead

Dec 11, 2012 -- 11:01am


The search in New Madrid County for a missing man has been canceled.  34-year old Irvin Matlock of Portageville had been missing since 8:45 PM Sunday night.  Matlock who was legally blind was found dead in a ditch.  Matlock and his girlfriend went camping near Pleasant Point area Sunday.  According to the girlfriend they got lost and separated when they tried to walk home when the storms hit.  The Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case as a homicide until evidence proves otherwise. 

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