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Major Case Squad investigating after man found dead by roommate in Warren County

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WARREN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – The Greater St. Louis Major Case Squad is assisting the Warren County Sheriff’s Department after a 21-year-old was found dead Wednesday afternoon.

Arik Rader was found dead by his roommate at their rented home in the 21500 block of Township Line Road near Warrenton around 4:30 p.m. Police said it appears Rader was shot.

Authorities said they do not believe the shooting was random and have ruled the death suspicious.

The two departments are working together with the investigators from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Police say the incident could be drug related. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s department at 636-377-2370 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

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