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Authorities investigating six-vehicle fire at local auto dealership

An arson case has Independence County law enforcement locating suspects.

Sheriff Shawn Stephens said deputies were called to Batesville Auto Center at 4:20 Saturday morning where six vehicles were on fire. The sheriff said there are suspects in this arson case, and investigators are in the process of locating them and conducting interviews.

The sheriff said as the case progresses, more information will be forthcoming.

Burned cars.jpgSome of the vehicles destroyed by a weekend fire at Batesville Auto Center

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