Henderson & Good Hope Homicide News Releases

Releases from the Major Case Squad on this incident follow.

Information Released: Friday, February 20, 2014   —   6 a.m.  (#1)
On Friday June 20at approximately 2:18 a.m. the Cape Girardeau Police Department responded to a call of shots fired in the area of William and Henderson Street. When officers arrived they found a vehicle parked near the intersection of Henderson and Good Hope with a white male in the driver’s seat. The male appeared to have multiple gunshot wounds to his chest. Medical personnel were called to the scene and then the coroner was notified. The subject was declared deceased by Cape Girardeau County Coroner John Clifton. At this time no suspects have been identified and the name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of his relatives. The Major Case Squad was activated to investigate this incident.

Information Released: Friday, February 20, 2014   —   7 a.m.  (#2)
The victim in the early morning homicide has been identified as 34-year-old Joshua Edward Dibert of 414 East Cape Rock Drive in Cape Girardeau, Mo. His immediate family was notified by Cape Girardeau County Coroner John Clifton. The Major Case Squad was activated and are investigating.

Information Released: Sunday, June 22, 2014   —   5:30 p.m.  (#3)
The Major Case Squad was officially deactivated Sunday, June 22, 2014. The squad had been activated to investigate the shooting death of Joshua Dibert. At this time no suspect is in custody. Officers of the Cape Girardeau Police Department will continue to investigate this and follow up on any additional leads that may arise. The police department is asking the public if they have any information regarding this incident to please call 573-335-6621.



Inquiry Contact:
Sgt. Jason Selzer or
Ptlm. Darin Hickey
Cape Girardeau Police Department
Phone: 573-335-6621, Extension 1145 or 1263


Cape Girardeau / Bollinger County Major Case Squad

Board of Directors
Christopher K. Limbaugh, Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
Chief Wes Blair, Cape Girardeau Police Department
Chief Jamie Humphreys, Jackson Police Department
Sheriff John Jordan, Cape Girardeau County Sheriff Office
Sheriff Darin Shell, Bollinger County Sheriff’s Office
Chief Douglas Richards, SEMO Department of Public Safety
Lieutenant Phil Gregory, Missouri State Highway Patrol

Squad Commander: Lt. Mark E. Majoros, Cape Girardeau Police Department
Deputy Squad Commander: Lt. David James, Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office and
Trooper Jeremy Weadon, Missouri State Highway Patrol