St. Louis High School Co-Valedictorian Strangled

6 years 4 months 4 days ago Wednesday, March 14 2012 Mar 14, 2012 Wednesday, March 14, 2012 10:19:52 AM CDT March 14, 2012 in News
By: Associated Press

ST. LOUIS - Authorities say a St. Louis high school co-valedictorian and homecoming queen died of strangulation.

Police responded to a home Monday night and found the body of 18-year-old Sarah Billingsley-Walker, a popular student at Vashon High School, where she was also a member of the National Honor Society and the school dance team.

KSDK-TV reported Wednesday that the St. Louis Medical Examiner's office determined Billingsley-Walker was strangled. Authorities say a person of interest is in custody, but no charges have been filed.

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