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Police seek tips to solve murder
Former Marine found Monday
Cole was found in his home directly across from Super Rama.
Police are asking for the public’s help in solving the murder of Barry Cole whose body was found Monday afternoon inside his small home at the edge of downtown McMinnville.“Our officers have been canvassing the neighborhood and speaking with people who may have seen something but presently there has been no big break in the case,” said McMinnville Police Chief Bryan Denton concerning the ongoing investigation into Cole’s mysterious death. “Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious over the weekend and into Monday around that area we need them to come forward.”Cole, 55, a former Marine, was found in his home directly across from Super Rama and near Hardee’s. Police and TBI agents are remaining tight lipped about the way he was killed, the exact time of death, and the potential motive.