Hannibal Police have an update on an ongoing homicide investigation. Police have identified the man found dead earlier this month at a residence at 2034 Broadway as 84-year-old Carl Maxwell of Hannibal.

Police say it appears from the homicide investigation thus far that the death of Maxwell occurred months prior to law enforcement being notified. A person of interest has been identified in the case and the investigation is ongoing.

Hannibal Police say additional information will be made available at a later date.

Bill Shuler

Press release from the Hannibal Police Department

The deceased male found at 2034 Broadway has been identified as Carl A. Maxwell, 84, of Hannibal. It appears from the homicide investigation thus far that the death of Maxwell occurred months prior to law enforcement being notified. A person of interest has been identified and the investigation is ongoing. Further developments regarding this investigation will be released at a later date.

Press release from the Hannibal Police Department

The investigation into the deceased male found at a residence at 2034 Broadway is being handled as a homicide. The victim is described as an elderly man but his identity is being withheld until family confirmation is achieved or if necessary done so by forensic means. The evidence gathered thus far suggests this is an isolated incident and does not pose a threat to the community at large. This investigation is ongoing and information regarding this incident will be released as deemed appropriate.

Press release from the Hannibal Police Department

Officers were called to 2034 Broadway at 2:57 pm to investigate the discovery a deceased adult male found in the residence. The residence was believed to have been a vacant property prior to the discovery of the deceased. The investigation is in the initial stages so further information regarding this incident will be released at a later date.