Tyrone A. GradyThe Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis has been activated to investigate an apparent murder in the Glen Carbon area. The Madison County Sheriff's Office was called to the area of Chaparral Lane just after 8pm Sunday to investigate a call for shots fired. When they got there, they found 45-year-old Tyrone A. Grady of St. Louis lying in the street.

Major Jeff Connor is leading this investigation. He tells The Big Z violence of this type is uncommon in this neighborhood.

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Meanwhile, it's day 12 (Tue) for another Major Case Squad investigation. Police are still looking for clues in the disappearance of 37-year-old Denita M. Hedden of Royal Lakes. Lt. Kristopher Tharp tells The Big Z he continues to ask anyone in the southern Macoupin County area to keep an eye out for anything that seems out of place.

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If you have any information on either case, you are asked to tell investigators. For the Glen Carbon murder, call 692-4433. For the Denita Hedden disappearance, call 618-585-3510.

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