MOBERLY, Mo. — Authorities have charged a 28-year-old central Missouri man with murder in a shooting death.

The Moberly Monitor Index reports ( that Joseph Lee Kertz of Moberly faces charges including first-degree murder and second-degree arson in the death of Kevin McCuiston.

The victim was found in a home where emergency crews were called to put out a small fire Thursday.

Online court records don’t list a lawyer for Kertz, who’s being held on $500,000 cash bond.

Information from: Monitor-Index,

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