Tag: death

STL County PD label suspicious death in South County as a homicide

The St. Louis County Police Department announced on Tuesday that they are labeling a South County man’s death a homicide. Monday at approximately 4:40 p.m., St. Louis County Police officers from the South County Precinct responded to the 600 block of Bayless Avenue for a call for a check the welfare. According to police, upon arrival they located one male victim, Jeffrey Breitenfeld, 51, of St. Louis, inside his residence. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. […]

Charges issued in North County Homicide

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges on Tuesday to a St. Louis man involved in a shooting in North County. The Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued the charges to Tyree Valdez, 21, for one county of murder in the 2nd degree, one count of armed criminal action, and one count of attempted sale of a controlled substance. The shooting occurred earlier this month and resulted in a vehicle containing gunshot victim Montez Hoskin […]

STL County Police Department respond to North County shooting

St. Louis County Police responded to a shooting in North St. Louis on Sunday in which one man died. On Sunday at approximately 8:40 p.m., St. Louis County Police officers from the North County Precinct responded to a residence in the 9700 block of Vickie Place for a call for a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located one male, approximately 35 years of age, inside the residence suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to […]

RELEASE: Senator Jamilah Nasheed to file legislation revamping guidelines after officer-involved deaths

JEFFERSON CITY — On Friday, State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, announced her intent to file legislation for the 2018 legislative session. Her first piece of legislation addresses the procedures involved in the investigation of a police officer-involved death. “Our citizens deserve accountability and transparency when the use of deadly force occurs.” Sen. Nasheed said. “These tragedies demand answers and closure for everyone involved. That’s why I am refiling a bill for our next legislative […]

STL County PD identify victim in fatal Wildwood car accident

On September 25, 2017 at approximately 11:00 AM, St. Louis County Police officers from the Wildwood Precinct responded to the intersection of Manchester Road and Taylor Road for a call for a fatal vehicle accident. As the investigation has progressed, it has been determined that a vehicle, a GMC pick-up truck, was traveling eastbound on Manchester Road approaching its intersection with Taylor Road. The vehicle left the roadway west of Taylor Road, crashed into a […]

STL County PD investigating Berkeley homicide

At approximately 9:45 a.m. on September 24, 2017, officers from the City of Berkeley Police Department responded to the 6000 block of Madison Avenue for a person down. Upon arrival, Berkeley officers and paramedics located one deceased male, 53 years of age, lying inside the common area of the Madison Manor apartment complex. Paramedics on scene believed the male was deceased because of a possible overdose. Once the medical transport team arrived on scene, they […]

1 injured, 1 killed in shooting within South County

At approximately 6:45 a.m. on September 22, 2017, officers from the St. Louis County Police Department South County Precinct responded to a residence in the 300 block of Shadwell for a shooting. Upon arrival, they located one deceased male suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The male, who has not been identified, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Soon after the call off Shadwell was dispatched to officers; the South County Precinct officers were […]

STL County PD discovers Affton woman murdered inside home

On Thursday, St. Louis County Police found a body within a home in Affton after they received a request to check on the person’s welfare. Around 4:01 p.m. St. Louis County Police officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct responded to a residence in the 9400 block of Hampstead Drive where they found the body of Joan Furlong, 65 years of age. When police officers located Furlong, it was discovered she suffered apparent injuries to her […]

Police identify infant who died from being left in vehicle

St. Louis County Police Department has identified the baby who died as a result of being left in a vehicle for a prolonged period of time. The victim, Tate Mitchell, a 1-year-old male, who resided in the 5000 block of Ivondale, was found at approximately 5:00 p.m. on Monday when the police department responded to a call stating that a baby was left in a vehicle since the morning and was not breathing. Mitchell was […]

Toddler dies from possibly being left in vehicle for an extended period of time in South County

At approximately 6:00 p.m. on September 11, 2017, officers from the St. Louis County Police Department South County Precinct responded to 610 Kinswood Lane, the Casa Dia Montessori school, for a report of an unresponsive child that was not breathing. The unresponsive 1-year-old male, who was possibly left in a vehicle for an extended period of time, was transported to a local hospital while life-saving efforts were attempted. The 1- year-old male was pronounced deceased […]