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Four Arrested, Connected To Death Of Portland Man

Last updated on Friday, September 12, 2008

(PORTLAND) - Police have arrested four Jay County residents in connection with the murder of a Portland resident.

29-year-old Shawn Buckner was reported missing by his family Sunday. His body was found Thursday in a grave in a rural area of Delaware County.

Those arrested are identified as 19-year-old Thomas Smith, 20-year-old Roderick Berry, 20-year-old Michael Heffern and 19-year-old Addison Pijnappels.

Investigators believe Buckner was involved in a fight.

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