Authorities investigating after burglary, deadly shooting in Lilbourn

LILBOURN, Mo. (KBSI) – A person is dead after a homeowner shot someone he says was burglarizing his home in Lilbourn on Sunday.

New Madrid County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call from a homeowner saying he had shot someone burglarizing his home on Sunday, May 12 around 4 p.m.

Deputies found a dead female with a single gunshot wound at the home located on Highway 62 near Lilbourn.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, May 15 at 11 a.m.

The names are being withheld as the investigation continues.