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For Immediate Release


On July 3, 2020, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued warrants on suspect Damontay Pugh, 17 years of age, of the 7200 block of Emma Avenue in Jennings, Missouri 63136, for one count of Murder in the First Degree and one count of Armed Criminal Action. Pugh is being held on $500,000 cash only bond. A mugshot of Pugh is attached. Please note, charges are merely an accusation and the Defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.


The probable cause statement reads: The Suspect caused the death of the Vitim by shooting him. The Suspect confessed post-Miranda to being angered at the Victim, going to the Victim’s residence with a firearm, and shooting the Victim.

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










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