Charges in Killing of Woman Found in Trash Bin

4 years 9 months 1 week ago October 17, 2012 Oct 17, 2012 Wednesday, October 17 2012 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 10:39:00 AM CDT in News
By: Associated Press

ST. LOUIS - A 34-year-old man is facing first-degree murder charges in the death of a woman whose body was found in a St. Louis trash bin.

KSDK-TV reports that Keith Miller is accused in the death of 26-year-old Ashley Moorhead, who died of strangulation. Her body was found on Oct. 12 in a trash bin in the city's south side by a resident.

The resident says barking dogs alerted him and he saw a man trying to take the trash can. The man then ran away before police arrived. 

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