Police responded to a possible homicide in New London, Missouri on Wednesday morning.

At approximately 11:11 am, deputies from the Ralls County Sheriff's Office received a call from a concerned citizen asking them to check on a family member, 53-year-old Sue Epperson of New London, whom the caller had not heard from in a couple days. Upon arriving at the residence (400 block of East 2nd Street), deputies discovered Epperson deceased in the home.

Preliminary investigation indicates that Epperson's death may have been a homicide but no suspects have been identified. The investigation is ongoing in cooperation with the Ralls County Sheriff's Office, New London Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the NEMO Major Case Squad.