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Robert Smith
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Brad Choat
November 30, 2019 - 3:34 pm
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...
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Tom Franklin
November 20, 2019 - 9:12 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — The body found by St. Louis County investigators in Lincoln County is indeed Jennifer Rothwell's. Police positively identified her body Wednesday morning, over 24-hours after her body was found in the woods off Highway 61 near Cuivre River State Park late Monday night. Police...
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Kevin Killeen
October 31, 2019 - 9:26 am
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOX) — Investigators are working to learn whether the man accused of killing Angie Housman acted alone. Based on DNA evidence, 61-year old Earl Cox was named as the suspect in Housman's killing in June. Just last week, a grand jury indicted him. Related: Angie Housman's accused...
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Associated Press
October 24, 2019 - 8:29 am
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A Missouri man has been convicted of participating in the slaying of a Florida doctor. Prosecutors say the killing was arranged by the doctor's husband. The Naples Daily News reports 29-year-old Jimmy Ray Rodgers was convicted Wednesday of second-degree murder. He faces up to...
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St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
Kevin Killeen
October 23, 2019 - 5:14 pm
In court, a prosecutor told the judge that one of the victims was "younger than 15" at the time — and had a child as a result.
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Garland Nelson
Caldwell County Detention Center via AP, File
Associated Press
October 23, 2019 - 2:32 pm
If convicted of murder, Nelson could face life in prison without parole, or the death penalty.
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Kevin Killeen
October 17, 2019 - 1:17 pm
(KMOX) — The man awaiting trial for the Catholic Supply attack is now under suspicion in a Tennessee murder decades ago. Thomas Bruce is already charged with the sexual assault of three women and the shooting death of one at the Catholic Supply in Ballwin last year. Related: Accused Catholic Supply...
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Caitlin Lally
October 16, 2019 - 12:42 pm
(KMOX) — Missouri has the nation's third-highest murder rate, according to a recent report from SafeWise . From 2013 through 2017, murder rates in the state have risen 61%, the State of Safety report mentioned. Missouri averages 7.9 murders for every 100,000 people. Related: Police data: Violent...
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Associated Press
October 08, 2019 - 3:04 pm
EUREKA, Ill. (AP) — A 9-year-old child accused of causing a mobile home fire that killed three children and two adults in central Illinois has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder. The juvenile also was charged with two counts of arson and one count of aggravated arson, the (Peoria...
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Pamela Hupp's mugshot after alleged suicide attempt with ink pen.
(Police photo) KMOX
Associated Press
October 04, 2019 - 3:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The 2011 murder of an eastern Missouri woman is getting new scrutiny. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Andy Binder on Friday confirmed an investigation by the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis in the death of Betsy Faria. It is the latest development in a string of...
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