Man 'dismembered his neighbor and threw severed ARMS at witnesses'

Paul R. Potter, 49, charged with second-degree murder, arson and tampering with a motor vehicle

By Thomas Durante

PUBLISHED: 13:19 EST, 8 January 2013 | UPDATED: 18:09 EST, 8 January 2013

A northeast Missouri man has been accused in a gruesome murder case in which he allegedly cut up his victim and threw the severed arms at witnesses who had gathered around.

Police were called to an apartment complex on Valley Forge Drive in Kirksville on a report of a car on fire in the parking lot.

When cops arrived, they found the vehicle consumed by flames, as well as two nearby apartments that were also on fire.

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