UPDATE: St. Louis Man Charged in Hazelwood Hotel Murder

HAZELWOOD, Mo. (KMOX) – Police have charged a St. Louis man for the murder of a women in a Hazelwood hotel room.

Blake Edgar, 25, has been charged with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and second-degree assault.

He’s being held on a $250,000 cash-only bond.

As previously reported:

A woman found at a Hazelwood hotel with gunshot wounds has died.

Police say they were called to the Days Inn at Interstate 270 and N. Hanley Road just after midnight. They found 23-year-old Jessica Champion in a room. She died at a nearby hospital.

Detectives have yet to determine who shot her or why.

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