murder

Brian Kelly
January 05, 2020 - 12:30 pm
EDWARSVILLE, IL (KMOX) - UPDATE Sunday 01/05/20 3:45 p.m. -- The Madison County Sheriff's office says a person of interest has been detained in connection with the murder of prominent Metro East attorney Randy Gori.
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Nicholas Smoot
Jefferson County Sheriff Dept.
Alex Degman
December 19, 2019 - 7:59 pm
Police in Jefferson County say a man killed his dad after his dad tried to intervene in a beating.
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Kevin Killeen
December 12, 2019 - 1:16 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Murders in St. Louis have hit 187, surpassing last year's total with more than two weeks left of 2019. The number of killings is expected to go up before the end of the year and St. Louis Metropolitan Police say what is fueling it is all the shootings. More than 2,300 have been...
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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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