Published On: Mon, Aug 6th, 2018

Shooting in St. Peters: Man found shot to death in his vehicle

Crime scene man shot St. Peters Marigot Hill Road - 20180806

ST. PETERS — On Monday, August 6th, 2018, at approximately 6:40 a.m. the Emergency Dispatch received the first call about a man who was found shot to death in his vehicle on the premises of a home on Marigot Hill Road in St. Peters.

Immediately several police patrols, detectives, crime scene investigators and paramedics were directed to the address in question to investigate what had taken place.

On the scene the investigating officers located a grey colored Hyundai SUV with license plate P1554 in which they found the body of a man who was later identified with initials J.C..

The investigators also noticed that the victim was not showing any signs of life and apparently was shot while in his vehicle.

The area was immediately cordoned off by the police to preserve any evidence on the scene and for the detectives to interview potential witnesses.

A medical doctor arrived on the scene and pronounced the death of the victim. By orders of the Public Prosecutor the body of the victim and the vehicle he was found in were both confiscated for further investigation.

More details of this investigation are not available at this time. As soon as more information becomes available the public will be informed.

This is the second shooting which took place within 24 hours. Both cases bare similarities, which may raise the suspicion in anyone’s mind that these cases are connected to each other, however there is no evidence thus far or any facts at this time to determine this. There is much more investigating to be done.

The Detective Department, in the meanwhile, have stepped up on the amount of detectives investigating these cases and assigned them with the task to assist in solving these cases as soon as possible and to arrest those that are responsible for the shootings.

At the same time Police Department is reaching out to the community to also do their part by sharing any information they have in connection with these two cases by calling 556-7498, the anonymous tip line # 9300 or you can send a private message to our Facebook page.

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