JOPLIN, MO. (THECOUNT) — Shawn M. Rockers, Joplin, Missouri, has been identified as the homicide victim discovered by authorities in Joplin early Saturday.

Rockers, 27, was found deceased Saturday in Joplin in what is now considered a homicide investigation, according to officials.


Next of Kin was notified last night, according to fourstateshomepage.

No arrests have been made.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Monday in Springfield.

Suspect or motive information was not provided by official in the homicide case.

Anyone with possible information on the incident should contact police at 911.

Family members and friends took to Facebook to remember Rockers:

Joplin is a city in southwest Missouri, on historic Route 66. The Joplin Museum Complex has exhibits on mining and robbers Bonnie and Clyde, who hid in the city in 1933. Shoal Creek tumbles over the broad Grand Falls, and the nearby Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center is rich in birdlife. Southeast, the Carver Trail at the George Washington Carver National Monument leads to the 1881 Moses Carver House, according to wikipedia.