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Ronald Wrisinger
Prosecutors have dropped murder charges ag ainst an elderly man from Boone County, Arkansas, in the 23 year-old disappearance of his wife and daughter.

Last May a grand jury handed up an indictment against Ronald Wrisinger, 68, Marble Falls, for the murder of his wife, Sherry, and daughter, Johnna. The mother and daughter were last seen on June 6, 1986 in Richmond, MO.

Prosecutors say that the key witness against Wrisinger has died, but they are pursuing other leads in the ongoing investigation.