The Benton County Sheriff’s Office has requested the assistance from the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control, with an investigation of a homicide in rural Benton County, east of Lincoln.

The victim was identified as Matthew Reyburn, 21, of Lincoln.

Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to contact the Benton County Sheriff’s Office at (660) 438-5252 or the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop A Headquarters, (816) 622-0800. The investigation is ongoing.