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Homicide Investigation Update #1 (Revised)


The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office is issuing a revised update to the homicide investigation.

The deceased victim has been identified as:

Sarah C. Pasco, 27 years old, of Aurora Missouri

Pasco was found deceased on Sunday evening August 16, 2020 by a member of the Miller Rural Fire Protection District while assisting the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office in an area search.  It appeared that her death was the result of an apparent gunshot wound.

A second victim who also received gun shot wounds is still currently hospitalized in an area hospital.

Three people are currently in custody and charged with 1st Degree Murder as a result of Pasco's death.  They are identified as follows:


Andrew J. Cypret, 27, of Billings, Missouri


Lyle B. Delong, 23, of Stotts City, Missouri


Diona B. Parks, 26, of Stotts City, Missouri

Additional charges are expected on the above subjects and two more persons of interest are also being investigated at this time.

Further information will be released as it becomes available.