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Man charged in connection to murder of 6-year-old boy

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Prosecutors issued charges connected to the murder of a 6-year-old boy with down syndrome. Police say 27-year-old Scottie Willet was babysitting the boy. Willet had been living with the boy and his mother for months. The mother told investigators she left for work around 4 PM Wednesday and when she […]

Man charged in connection to murder of 6-year-old boy

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Prosecutors issued charges connected to the murder of a 6-year-old boy with down syndrome.

Police say 27-year-old Scottie Willet was babysitting the boy. Willet had been living with the boy and his mother for months. The mother told investigators she left for work around 4 PM Wednesday and when she returned early Thursday morning, she found the boy. He had been shot several times and police say he was hidden in Willet’s bedroom.

By 6:30 AM police had captured Willet. He is held on a $1 million bond.

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Written by Colin Jeffery

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