Police Identify Fayette Homicide Victim

The victim of an apparent homicide in Fayette is being identified by police as 29 year old John Lamar Turner from Poplar Bluff.

Turner was found dead inside his car from a gunshot wound Monday afternoon.

An autopsy is scheduled for today (Thursday) at a Columbia hospital.

According to reports from ABC 17, Alfredo Hicks Jr. was arrested yesterday as part of a homicide investigation.

He is being held in the Howard County Jail on a 24-hour investigative hold.