Thursday, March 21, 2013
Thursday, W. Lynn Gunter pleaded not guilty to charges of murder in the death of his wife in their Town and Country home. He worked for an insurance firm in Maryland Heights. Gunter's former employer sued him for breach of a contract.
W. Lynn Gunter pleaded not guilty to a first-degree murder charge in St. Louis County Circuit Court Thursday morning. As previously reported by Patch, Gunter is accused of murdering his wife Monday at their Town and Country home. Gunter worked for an insurance firm in Maryland Heights, and his work at that firm sparked a civil suit against him that resulted in a judgment of tens of thousands of dollars against him. Gunter’s attorney, N. Scott Rosenblum, declined to talk about specifics of the murder case. "I will say generally it’s not a wise proposition for anybody to jump to conclusions in any case," Rosenblum said. (Read Previous Story: Authorities Say Town and Country Man Killed Wife With 'Instrument') On Wednesday, Lt. Tom Larkin of …
The St. Louis County prosecuting attorney charged William Lynn Gunter, 59, with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his wife, Suzanne.
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Rep. Todd Akin's office said Karl Rove must have "misspoke" when he reportedly made a "murder" joke about the U.S. Senate candidate. What do you think, a joke or out of line?
According to Politico, in a closed-door fundraiser at the Republican National Convention, Karl Rove reportedly joked about the murder of Missouri GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin. “We should sink Todd Akin. If he’s found mysteriously murdered, don’t look for my whereabouts!” joked Rove, according to a Businessweek report of the fundraiser included in the Politico article. The alleged comment comes after, as previously reported by Patch, Akin, his family and his staff reportedly began receiving threats of death and violence following his comments on "legitimate rape" during a St. Louis area television interview. Friday, in response to the alleged statements by Rove, Akin's office issued the following statement saying Rove must have "misspoke…
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Bridgeton Police said Raymond Hickman arrived on the 4100 block of Stonehart in Bridgeton in a car with other occupants about 10:36 a.m. Friday when a man approached his car, and was shot multiple times.
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Thursday, August 30, 2012
A Jennings man faces criminal charges in the shooting death of Kareem K. Johnson in Bridgeton Friday morning. Raymond H. Hickman, 25, of the 5600 block of Wilborn in Jennings, was charged Friday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action. Bridgeton Police said in a report that Hickman arrived in the 4100 block of Stonehart in Bridgeton in a car with other occupants about 10:36 a.m. Friday. When Johnson approached the car, Hickman got out, walked around the car and shot him multiple times. Court documents read that Hickman shot and killed Johnson "after deliberation." The area is near the St. Charles Rock Road and Cypress Road intersection. A Bridgeton Police detective declined to comment on the shooting, saying the investigation is…
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Tyrone Benedict, a Maryland Heights man accused of murder, is set to have a pre-trial conference early next year.
Tyrone Benedict, who is accused of murder, is set to have a pre-trial conference on Jan. 13 at 9 a.m. His previous court date was Nov. 21, accordign to CaseNet, but the hearing was rescheduled for early 2012. Benedict is accused of murdering Mark J. Woods in late February. Police found Woods stabbed, but say he died of smoke inhalation.
Monday, October 17, 2011
Tyrone Benedict is set to have a pretrial conference Nov. 21.
Tyrone Benedict, a man who is accused of murdering Mark J. Woods in February, is set to have a pretrial conference on Nov. 21, according to CaseNet. The conference was rescheduled from Oct. 14. Benedict, who lived in Maryland Heights, was Woods' caretaker. Woods was a quadraplegic man living in South County. Authorities found Woods stabbed but court documents indicated he died from smoke inhalation.
Monday, August 8, 2011
Tyrone Benedict is scheduled to have a pretrial conference in mid-October.
Tyrone Benedict, a Maryland Heights man accused of murder, is set to have a pretrial conference on Oct. 14. Benedict was scheduled to have the conference Aug. 5, but according to CaseNet the hearing was continued. Benedict is accused of first-degree murder and first-degree arson. Maryland Heights Patch previously reported he was the caretaker for the man he's accused of murdering.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Tyrone Benedict, who is accused of murdering a Mehlville man, is scheduled to have a pretrial conference in early August.
Tyrone Benedict had his pretrial conference rescheduled earlier this week, according to Missouri's CaseNet system. He was originally scheduled to have the conference at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The conference is now set for 9 a.m. August 5, according to CaseNet Patch reported previously that Benedict is accused of killing Mark Woods, a man for whom Benedict was the caretaker. Police found Woods stabbed, but he died from smoke inhalation, authorities said.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
A Maryland Heights teen accused of first-degree murder is set to appear in court in mid-July.
A Maryland Heights teen accused of murdering Ryan Garner is scheduled to appear in court next at 9 a.m July 18, according to CaseNet. The hearing is set to be a settlement conference. The teen now faces four charges. Previously, Maryland Heights Patch reported that witnesses placed both the Maryland Heights teen and a second teen at the murder scene around the time of the murder. A witness also confirmed to authorities that the teen admitted to planning the theft, robbing Garner and shooting him. The other teen faces a second-degree murder charge, two counts of armed criminal action and a first-degree robbery charge. He is set to be arraigned at 1 p.m. Wednesday, according to CaseNet. Editor's note: It is the policy of Maryland Heights …
Monday, May 23, 2011
A Maryland Heights man accused of Arson and First Degree Murder is scheduled to have a pretrial Conference in July.
Tyrone Benedict, a Maryland Heights man accused of murder, had his pretrial conference rescheduled on May 20. According to Missouri's CaseNet system, Benedict is now set to have a pretrial conference on July 12. Benedict is accused of murdering a quadriplegic man who was in his care. Officials say Benedict stabbed Mark Woods and set the man's residence on fire. Woods died of smoke inhalation. Benedict is charged with first-degree murder and arson.