Victim Identified; Suspect Transferred to Boone County



by Shannon Cay


HARRISON, Ark. – The Harrison Police Department identifies the victim in an ongoing murder investigation.

According to Chief Paul Woodruff, 48-year-old Robert Ivy of Harrison was found dead inside his home on Bluebird Street late Monday night, with apparent gunshot wounds.

Woodruff says the main suspect in the homicide is Ivy’s roommate,54-year-old Robert Burgess, who was arrested that night by the Howell County, Missouri Sheriff’s Office.

Jail logs show Burgess has now been transferred to the Boone County Jail.

His preliminary charges include capital murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.


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