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      Major case squad called after bodies of mother and son found

      Homicide investigation in Pettis County

      The major case squad will convene in Pettis County Wednesday after a mother and son were found dead in their burned home.

      Pettis County Sheriff Kevin Bond is considering the deaths of 56 year-old Barbara A. Hudson and her 26 year old son Jeremiah A. Hudson suspicious.

      Their bodies were found after firefighters put out the flames at their house on Morton Road in Green Ridge Monday morning.

      In a news release, Sheriff Bond says detectives from his department along with people from the Mo State Fire Marshal's Office, and the MO High Patrol Drug and Crime Control Unit processed the scene Tuesday collecting evidence.