Homicide in the City of Jennings

JENNINGS, Mo. – St. Louis County Police officers from the City of Jennings Precinct responding to the intersection of Helen Avenue and Jennings Crossing for a call for service regarding a person down on Thursday at approximately 5:16 am.

Police reported that upon the officers’ arrival, they located a male victim who was pronounced deceased on scene. According to police, the victim appeared to have suffered from apparent gunshot wounds.

On Friday, the victim was positively identified as Demetris Boyce, 42 years of age, of the 11300 block of Parkmont Drive in St. Louis, Mo 63138.

The investigation, being led by the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons, remains very active at this time.