70-year-old man stabbed to death in University City home

2 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, January 21 2016 Jan 21, 2016 Thursday, January 21, 2016 5:00:53 AM CST January 21, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

UNIVERSITY CITY (AP) — A 70-year-old man was found stabbed to death Wednesday in his home in a St. Louis suburb.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports a co-worker went to check up on the man at his University City home around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday when he found the victim's body in a first-floor bedroom. The victim gave the colleague a key used to enter the house.

Police said the victim had multiple stab wounds, including defensive wounds. A possible weapon was found on the scene.

Police determined that there was a struggle and perhaps a robbery in the home.

The co-worker had last spoken to the victim Tuesday night.

As of Thursday morning, the victim's name hadn't been released.

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