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Three Charged with First Degree Murder & Other Charges in Crawford County

(Sligo) Arrests have been made in Crawford County after an investigation by the sheriff’s department concerning the death of Mark Palmer.

Palmer had been reported missing since March 17th and a couple weeks later, on March 30th, his body was found near Crooked Creek in Crawford County which flows just east of Sligo.

29-year-old Scott Shook Jr. of Steelville is charged with first degree murder, armed criminal action and kidnapping.

He will next appear in court on April 13th.

46-year-old Julie Brooks of Cuba is charged with first degree murder and kidnapping.

She will have a court appearance this Thursday.

Also, 41-year-old Marcus Lee Dothage of Steelville is charged with first degree murder and kidnapping.

His next court appearance at the courthouse in Steelville will be April 13th.

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