Officer Charged With Murder

1 decade 2 years 2 months ago Monday, August 20 2007 Aug 20, 2007 Monday, August 20, 2007 9:22:32 AM CDT August 20, 2007 in News
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HILLSBORO (AP) - Jury selection begins today in the trial of a St. Louis-area police officer accused of killing his live-in girlfriend -- a Normandy Middle School resource police officer. Thirty-seven-year-old Robert Brooks is a former officer for Calverton Park in north St. Louis County. He is charged with first-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing 26-year-old Amanda Cates last year. If convicted, Brooks faces life in prison with no chance of parole. The trial is expected to last about a week.

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