Three Dead in St. Louis Murder-Suicide

4 years 5 months 2 weeks ago Sunday, June 30 2013 Jun 30, 2013 Sunday, June 30, 2013 10:27:00 AM CDT June 30, 2013 in News
By: Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police say a 35-year-old man with a history of domestic violence killed his wife and son before fatally shooting himself. The Post-Dispatch reports that the man cut lawns for his landlord. When the man didn't show up for work Saturday, the landlord went to the south St. Louis home that the family recently moved into and found the bodies.

The man's 26-year-old wife and 3-year-old child had been shot multiple times. Police didn't immediately release their names.

Police said the man had been charged in May with hitting his wife with a tire iron.

 

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