2 dead in southeast Missouri trailer fire; 2 suspects in custody


 WAYNE COUNTY, MO (KFVS) – Officials in Wayne County, Mo. have arrested a man and woman after 2 people were found dead following a fire in a camper trailer in the Wappapello area.

According to Sheriff Dean Finch, officials from the sheriff’s department and fire department responded to the camper fire.

Officials discovered that two people were in the camper and had died. Their names have not been released, pending an autopsy that is scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday, October 10.

Officials are also investigating a burglary at a nearby mobile home. Police say they have reason to believe the two incidents were connected.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested Nicholas L. Suiter, 30, and Felicia K. Crumley, 25, both of Neelyville, at around 4:30 a.m. on Sunday near Neelyville.

Suiter is facing charges of first-degree murder, armed criminal action, arson, burglary, and tampering with a motor vehicle.

Crumley is facing charges of second-degree murder, arson, burglary, and tampering with a motor vehicle.