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      Audrain County man arrested for murder

      Ricky John Harding jr., 34, was arrested for second-degree murder, domestic assault, armed criminal action, possession of a firearm and four counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

      A Mexico man was arrested Sunday in connection with a murder earlier in the day.Early sunday morning police were called to the 15000-block of Audrain Road 923 for a shooting.That's where authorities said they found 34-year-old Summer Hickman.Hickman was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead.Ricky John Harding Jr., 34, was arrested for second-degree murder, domestic assault, armed criminal action, possession of a firearm and four counts of endangering the welfare of a child.An autopsy for Hickman is scheduled to be conducted Tuesday.