St. Louis prosecutors say 18-year-old Christopher Grant is charged with first-degree murder.
Warren County Sheriff’s Lt. Matt Schmutz says before DNA evidence was widely used, victims were identified by their fingerprints and their face, which is why John Doe’s killer or killers cut off his head and hands.
Sheriff’s detectives are hopeful that DNA testing can be used to identify the fair-skinned man and solve the killing.
The autopsy in the Bevo neighborhood hammer attack shows 32-year old Zemir Begic suffered “multiple blows” to the head.
Original call was for a minor crash, but driver was found dead.
Happened along busy stretch of Manchester Rd. in West County.
One involved a wrong-way driver on Hwy. 67 in St. Francois County.
Witness heard shots, found victim dying from shot to the head.