murder

hands grasping jail bars
April 16, 2019 - 8:35 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man released from jail after a nonprofit group posted his $5,000 bail in a domestic violence case went that same night to his wife's home and killed her, prosecutors allege in charging documents. Samuel Lee Scott, 54, was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the...
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Alex Degman
April 16, 2019 - 6:31 pm
WATERLOO, Ill. (KMOX) — The effort to get Christopher Coleman a new trial in Monroe County, Illinois can continue. Coleman was convicted in 2011 of strangling his wife and two children to death early the morning of May 5, 2009. A judge decided Tuesday that a third evidentiary hearing is needed to...
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Jorge Rios
Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office
April 12, 2019 - 12:03 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (KMOX) — After police arrested and charged a 33-year-old man for the murder of a New Jersey woman , news has surfaced that the suspect was in the U.S. illegally and was deported twice before. Authorities deported Jorge Alberto Rios-Doblado to his home country of Honduras in 2003...
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Kathryn Marsh
Chesterfield Police photo
March 30, 2019 - 2:50 pm
Charge indicates Defiance woman intended to hit victim
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(Dreamstime, Police)
February 08, 2019 - 12:49 pm
The jury has found defendant Trenton Forster guilty of first-degree murder in the death of St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Synder.
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Trenton Forster, alleged killer of Officer Blake Snyder.
(Police)
February 04, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Prosecutors are seeking a first-degree murder conviction, which would send Trenton Forster, 20, to prison for life without parole.
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Trenton Forster
Police photo
February 04, 2019 - 6:47 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — Opening arguments are scheduled this morning in the murder trial of a man accused of gunning down a St. Louis County police officer. Trenton Forster is accused of first-degree murder in the October 2016 death of 33-year old officer Blake Snyder. Snyder had responded to a peace...
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St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder
Police photo
January 29, 2019 - 8:57 pm
CLAYTON (KMOX) -- St. Louis County police officer Blake Snyder was fatally shot October 6th, 2016. Wednesday, the trial of his accused killer begins with jury selection. On the day he died Snyder responded to a disturbance call on Arno Drive in Green Park, south St. Louis County. Trenton Forster,...
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Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post Dispatch - used with permission
Brett Blume
January 23, 2019 - 11:29 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — The man accused in November's deadly attack at the Catholic Supply store makes another court appearance. KMOX's Brett Blume was in the courtroom, where Thomas Bruce showed no emotion during Wednesday morning's hearing. He also chatted amiably with his attorney before his next...
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Ashley Hunter and Nicholas Hunter
Photos supplied/Warren County Sheriffs Department
January 22, 2019 - 8:25 am
WARRENTON, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri woman who said she killed her husband in self-defense has been acquitted of first-degree murder. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 31-year-old Ashley Hunter, of Foristell, called Monday's verdict "heaven sent." It allowed her to leave the jail where...
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