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Name of suspect killed by Wayne Co. homeowner released

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WAYNE COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

The name of a suspect shot and killed by a homeowner in an alleged home invasion in Wayne County has been released.

According to Wayne County Sheriff Dean Finch, 54-year-old Douglas West of Williamsville died by homicide.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the home invasion happened on Tuesday afternoon, May 24 north of Highway 172 in Wayne County.

The homeowner's sister, Gail Webb, said this was their parent's house. She said her brother, David Lossos, lived there his whole life.

She said they never had issues with crime before.

According to the highway patrol, the suspect was shot while trying to burglarize a home near the Chaonia Landing area in southeastern Wayne County.

They say the suspect had a gunshot wound to the chest.

According to the highway patrol, the suspect was taken to a Poplar Bluff hospital where he died from his injuries.

Sheriff Finch said his department will finish its investigation and turn the evidence over to the prosecutor's office. The prosecutor will decide if any charges will be filed in the case.

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