Ralls Co Sheriff's Office
Media Release, December 14,2016
On Wednesday, December 14,2016, at the request of the Ralls County Sheriff Gerry Dinwiddie and New London Police Chief Brad Sanders, members of the North East Missouri (NEMO) Major Case Squad, began an investigation into the death of Sue Epperson,53, of New London, MO.
On Wednesday Morning, December 14th, 2016, at approximately 11:11am deputies received a call from a concerned family member who had not heard from Epperson in a days. Deputies responded to the 400 block of East 2nd Street, and found Epperson deceased inside of her home.
Preliminary investigation indicates Epperson's death is possibly a homicide; and no suspects have been identified at this time. The investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the Ralls County Sheriff's Office, New London Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the NEMO Major Case Squad.
The NEMO Major Case Squad is comprised of law enforcement agencies from the following thirteen (13) counties in Missouri: Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Ralls, Randolph, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, and Pike.