UPDATE: man surrenders; search for Independence County man in connection to murder

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Greene County Sheriff’s Office booking photo, Cody Weathers, 27. Greene County, Missouri. 1/27/2021.

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) —UPDATE: Cody Weathers, 28, is in custody. He turned himself in without incident to the Springfield Missouri Police Department on Tuesday night, January 26.

Weathers was arrested for stealing and is being held on no bond, according to the Greene County Sheriff’s Office jail tracker site.

The Arkansas State Police, Game and Fish, and Batesville Police Department helped in the search for Weathers.

He was wanted in connection to the murder investigation of Adam Lowry, 30, per authorities.

ORIGINAL STORY:

A murder investigation has special agents from the Arkansas State Police (ASP) Criminal Investigation Division helping Independence County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO) solve the case.

ASP reports that Adam Lowry, 30, was found dead at a home in the 1300-block of Rounds Road east of Batesville, on Monday, January 25.

Meanwhile, ICSO, ASP, and Arkansas Game and Fish are searching for Cody Weathers, 28. Authorities believe Weathers may be connected to the deadly shooting.

Independence County Sheriff’s Department photo. Cody Weathers.

Weathers is driving a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado truck with Arkansas license plate 327 RTP.

Authorities believe this is an isolated incident, however if you see Weathers they advise to not approach him.

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