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Mother, infant son killed in northeast Missouri

LAGRANGE, Mo. | A man is in custody after the bodies of his wife and infant son were found Tuesday morning inside a home in northeast Missouri.

Christopher Piersee, 24, of LaGrange is jailed in Lewis County in cthe deaths of Patricia Piersee, 21, and 6-month-old Landon Piersee. Charges are expected to be filed Wednesday afternoon.

Police confirmed that Patricia Piersee's father discovered the bodies.

The causes of death was not released. Autopsies were scheduled for Wednesday in Columbia.

LaGrange Police Chief Larry Penn said there had been one complaint of a domestic disturbance at the house within the last several months, but he could not offer details.

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