Second person says killing suspect faked working for TV show
O'FALLON (AP) — A second person has come forward with a claim that a woman charged with luring a man to her suburban St. Louis home to kill him by pretending to be a "Dateline" producer tried the same story with him.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that 30-year-old Brent Charlton said a woman matching the description of Pamela Hupp used the producer story on Aug. 10.
He told reporters that's what he told police, though authorities havent confirmed that.
He's listed as a witness in the charging documents. Authorities said they can't comment because of the ongoing investigation.
Charlton is the second person to make such a claim. Prosecutors said previously that a woman was approached.
Hupp has pleaded not guilty in the Aug. 16 killing of Louis Gumpenberger.