Man arrested in Thanksgiving Day murder in Hamilton Heights

Robert Smith's accused of killing acquaintance after argument

Brad Choat
November 30, 2019 - 3:34 pm
Robert Smith

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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - An arrest's been made for a Thanksgiving Day killing in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood.

St. Louis police say 49-year-old Robert Smith faces charges of first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Smith's accused of firing the shot that killed 61-year-old Todd Toston Sr. in the 1400 block of Arlington.

Police say an argument over personal matters turned into a fight, and eventually Smith pulling the trigger.

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