Police probe shooting of Jonesboro businessman Marc Despain

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    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -- Police in Jonesboro are investigating the fatal shooting of a local businessman who was found dead inside his home.

    The Jonesboro Sun reports that police on Thursday were looking for a man seen in the area around the time of the Wednesday afternoon shooting.

    Police say the body of 34-year-old Marc E. Despain was found by his wife.

    Despain was a real estate appraiser, and he and his wife owned a firm that has several rental properties.

    The victim's parents, Jack and Tana Despain, said their son had an outgoing personality and that he first did factory work before building his real estate business.

    (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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