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For Immediate Release


On Thursday, January 16, 2020, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges on suspect Antonio Taylor, 36 years of age, of the 2000 block of Merollis Walk in St. Louis, Missouri 63136, for one count of Murder in the First Degree and one count of Armed Criminal Action.  Taylor is being held without bond. A mugshot of Taylor is attached.


The probable cause statement reads: The Victim worked for the Defendant doing lawn care. A lawn mower and leaf blower belonging to the Defendant went missing. The Defendant was angered and expressed that anger toward the Victim. Several days later, the Defendant drove the Victim to an abandoned building.  The Defendant shot the Victim multiple times.  The Victim was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds.

Detectives from the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons are conducting the investigation.









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