Homicide in Camden County

The investigation into the death of 62-year-old Thomas E Gifford, of Camdenton, continues. According to the Camden County Sheriff’s Office pathologists from Southwest Forensics in Ozark, conducted an autopsy on Gifford’s body earlier this week. The preliminary findings from that autopsy indicate the manner of death in this case is homicide. The investigation into the cause of death remains ongoing. Detectives from the Camden County Sheriff’s Office are coordinating with multiple law enforcement agencies in Missouri to investigate and bring this case to a close. Mr Gifford was found dead on the floor of his home, in the 17-hundred block of Highway 5 South of Camdenton on February 16th.