Thomas Bruce

Thomas Bruce of Antonia, MO
(KMOX / St. Louis County Police)
February 21, 2019 - 7:54 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A 53-year-old man accused of killing a woman and wounding two others at a Catholic store in Missouri has pleaded not guilty. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Thomas Bruce, of rural Jefferson County, entered the plea Wednesday after waiving arraignment. Prosecutors say that on...
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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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Thomas Bruce in court on Dec. 5, 2018
Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post Dispatch - used with permission
January 14, 2019 - 3:34 pm
Thomas Bruce faces burglary, kidnapping, assault, sexual abuse and harrassment charges in the attack on a 77-year-old woman, just months before the Catholic Supply store murder.
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Thomas Bruce of Antonia, MO
(KMOX / St. Louis County Police)
January 11, 2019 - 10:16 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A prosecutor said Friday that he won't seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing a woman and sexually assaulting two others inside a suburban St. Louis religious supplies store. Wesley Bell, who took over as St. Louis County prosecutor this month, told The Associated...
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December 14, 2018 - 12:38 pm
Jefferson County Sheriff's Capt. Gary Higginbotham said a 77-year-old woman reported the assault in September.
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Thomas Bruce in court on Dec. 5, 2018
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Tom Franklin
December 05, 2018 - 7:55 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — It took longer for accused Catholic Supply store killer Thomas Bruce to enter the courtroom than his actual appearance in front of a judge Wednesday. The Antonia man, in khaki pants and a white button-down shirt, was ordered to appear again for a preliminary hearing on January...
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November 29, 2018 - 11:39 am
He's accused of ordering three women to perform sex acts at the store.
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Thomas Bruce of Antonia, MO
(KMOX / St. Louis County Police)
Brett Blume
November 28, 2018 - 9:03 am
Incoming St. Louis County Councilman and former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says Thomas Bruce deserves to face the death penalty if convicted in the Catholic Supply store murder. However, he's worried that won't be a possibility once the incoming County Prosecutor Wesley Bell takes...
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Thomas Bruce of Antonia, MO
(KMOX / St. Louis County Police)
Brian Kelly
November 26, 2018 - 10:43 am
Antonia man stood stoically in front of a judge Monday morning
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Thomas Bruce of Antonia, MO
(KMOX / St. Louis County Police)
November 21, 2018 - 4:27 pm
St. Louis County police have charged Thomas Bruce, 53, of Antonia, Mo., for the murder and assault that occurred Monday at a Catholic Supply store.
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