Tag: murder

Missouri’s Supreme Court announces execution date for death row inmate

The Supreme Court of Missouri on Tuesday has issued an execution order for a man who murdered his ex-girlfriend’s lover in 1996. Russell Bucklew, who killed romantic rival, Michael Sanders, after he followed his ex-girlfriend, Stephanie Ray to her and Sanders’ trailer home in Cape Girardeau County. Bucklew shot Sanders to death in front of his young sons before kidnapping and raping Ray at gunpoint. In 2014, the United States Supreme Court halted the execution of […]

Charges issued for suspect in Breckenridge Hills shooting

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges to a suspect on Wednesday regarding a Breckenridge Hills homicide. The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges on suspect Troy Whitaker, 37 years of age, of the 8100 block of Braddock Drive in St. Louis, for one count of murder in the 2nd Degree after he shot and killed 36-year-old, Anthony Jackson of the 3800 block of Affirmed Drive in Florissant. According to the St. […]

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson releases statement in response to the mass shooting in Las Vegas

Few words can express the sadness I feel for all those affected by the mass shooting in Las Vegas early this morning, now the deadliest mass shooting in American history. Those affected were not criminals or bad people, but ordinary Americans gathering to enjoy a country music festival. Over 50 Americans were gunned down in cold blood, including at least two law enforcement officers, along with over 400 injured. While my words can be of […]

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 […]

Quadruple Homicide: 4th victim identified; CrimeStopper raises reward

The fourth victim is positively identified as Terrence Dehart, 10 years of age, of the 10400 block of Balmoral Drive in St. Louis, MO 63137. As previously released, the victims are as follows: Patricia Steward, 56 years of age, of the 10400 block of Balmoral Drive in St. Louis, MO 63137. Joseph Corley, 20 years of age, of the 10400 block of Balmoral Drive in St. Louis, MO 63137. Deandre Kelley Jr., 18 years of […]

Northwoods homicide victim identified

Northwoods Homicide Update St. Louis County Police have identified Northwoods homicide victim as Michael Mitchell, 36 years of age, of the 4900 block of Delmar Boulevard in St. Louis, MO 63108. Please contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS(8477) if you have any information regarding the incident. At approximately 12:15 p.m. on August 20, 2017, detectives from the St. Louis County Police Department Bureau of Crimes Against Persons, along with detectives […]

Prosecutor McColluch stands by original court decisions to sentence Williams to death

Following Gov. Greiten’s order to stay the execution of Marcellus Williams Tuesday, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch issued a statement standing by the judges, jury, and courts that imposed the death sentence for murder. “Marcellus Williams was convicted by a St. Louis County jury of the 1998 murder of Lisha Gayle,” McCulloch said in a written statement. “The same jury, after hearing and considering all of the evidence declared his punishment to be death […]