Strippers at large; wanted for questioning in homicide investigation

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Investigators in southeast Missouri need your help catching four women suspected in a murder.

Officials believe a few of them may be from the Memphis area.

Missouri State Highway Patrol said 55-year-old Ralph Cross was killed August 1 in Wilson City, Missouri.

Four women, originally from Memphis and Nashville who now work as adult entertainers in Southeast Missouri, were the last people seen at Cross' home.

The women drove off in a 2010-2012 Nissan Sentra. The vehicle has damage to the rear end, driver's side quarter panel, and may be missing the rear bumper.

Mississippi County investigators said a 9-mm handgun may have been used in the murder. It was not found at the crime scene, and they believe the women may have the gun.

Anyone with information about these women is asked to call Mississippi County Sheriff's Office at 573-683-2111.

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