Suspect in Clerk's Killing Commits Suicide

1 decade 1 year 10 months ago Wednesday, July 04 2007 Jul 4, 2007 Wednesday, July 04, 2007 5:10:48 AM CDT July 04, 2007 in News
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VALLEY PARK (AP) - A man suspected of killing a St. Louis-area convenience store clerk last week has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Authorities say say 25-year-old Justin Nelson shot himself Monday night during a four-hour standoff with police at his Valley Park apartment. He died last night at a St. Louis-area hospital. Police suspect that Nelson shot and killed 42-year-old Kevin Henderson at a MotoMart in Pacific early last Tuesday. Investigators believe the murder weapon is the same gun Nelson used to shoot himself. A tipster reported that she recognized Nelson from the surveillance video released last week.

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