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   The bodies of two men were found inside a University City apartment Thursday.

   Univestiy City police officers had gone to the duplex in the 800 block of Pennsylvania to check the welfare of a 59 year old resident who hadn't reported to work.  Police found his body inside his second floor unit, along that of a 77 year old man who lived on the first floor.  Police say both men had apparently been stabbed to death.  

   There were no signs of forced entry into either unit, or signs of a struggle.  Detectives aren't sure yet if anything was stolen.  

   Police are still in the process of contacting next of kin, so the victim's names have not yet been released.  

   Police say they are following some leads, but anyone with information is urged to call the University City Police – Bureau of Investigations at 314-725-2211 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477). 

Published in Local News
Monday, 11 March 2013 02:47

Violent weekend on Laclede's Landing

One man is dead, another is in critical condition after two separate weekend incidents on Laclede's Landing.

St. Louis Police were called to the landing about 3 a.m. Saturday after man was shot in the arm following a fight in the 600 block of North Second Street.

Then, just before 2 a.m. on Sunday, a metro-east man was stabbed to death in the 100 block of Laclede's Landing Boulevard. Police identified the victim as 28 year old Kyle Roberts of the 1200 block of Old Ripley Road near Sorento, Illinois.

Investigators say Roberts was killed after a heated exchange with another man. They're still looking for that man, but a suspect is in custody in the Saturday shooting.
Published in Local News
UPDATE:
Calvin Campbell, 32, was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in connection to the case.

EARLIER:
A Jennings man is in custody after allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death in front of her children.

It happened about 10:00 Tuesday night. It happened inside an apartment in the 9400 block of Dawn Court.

Police say the victim's two children witnessed the attack and then ran to a neighbor for help.

The names of the victim and suspect have not yet been released.

St. Louis County homicide detectives are assisting Jennings Police in the investigation.
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