Man suspected in St. Louis killing extradited

2 years 11 months 1 week ago Friday, August 05 2016 Aug 5, 2016 Friday, August 05, 2016 7:31:00 AM CDT August 05, 2016 in News
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch ,St. Louis ,Missouri
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man has been extradited from an Illinois prison to St. Louis to face murder charges filed more than a year ago.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 20-year-old Tony Ross of East St. Louis, Illinois, was charged in April 2015 with second-degree murder in the death of Bobby Christman. The Southeast Missouri State University student was killed in January 2015 as he sat in a parked car with his brother and girlfriend in St. Louis. Police say the shooting was part of a botched carjacking.

Ross was brought to St. Louis July 29 and arraigned on Monday. He was serving time in an Illinois prison after pleading guilty to possession of a stolen vehicle in St. Clair County, Illinois, in April.

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