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Local man found dead in residence

Monday, October 20, 2003

SIKESTON -- Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers found a local resident dead in his home Friday night after calls from neighbors.

DPS officers responded to 226 Bowman just before 8 p.m. Friday after neighbors reported foul odors coming from the residence. Upon arrival, officers found the body of Joe Hockett, 65. Hockett had been dead for some time, authorities said.

No foul play is suspected in the death.