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The Christian County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Elisabeth Gunter (44) of Assumption on the charges of Murder, Armed Robbery and Motor Vehicle Theft which occurred in Howell County, Missouri.

Ms. Gunter was arrested on Monday, January 9th, 2012 by the Christian County Sheriff’s Office without incident. The arrest comes after an extensive investigation by the Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Illinois State Police Zone 4 Investigations Unit, Assumption Police Department, Missouri Highway Patrol and the Howell County Sheriff’s Office.

On Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 she appeared in Christian County Court before the Honorable Judge Bradley Paisley. Ms. Gunter signed an extradition waiver releasing her to the custody of Missouri authorities.

Anyone with information pertaining to this, or any other crime, is requested to contact the Christian County Sheriff’s Office (824-4961), their local law enforcement agency or Christian County Crime Stoppers at (1-800-568-TIPS) or (824-9100)

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