Family and friends have said goodbye to a Southern Illinois University student who police say was killed while trying to sell a sports car he advertised on Craigslist.
The fundraiser will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Troy, and will feature a rummage sale, car wash, raffle, barbeque and a bake sale.
“He was a great person and he had everything going for him. It shouldn’t have happened to him.”
Police arrest Michael Gordon, 24, in the shooting death of Taylor Clark.
Hazelwood police say Clark’s body was found about 400 yards from his car, which was found last evening in the parking lot of a truck driving school on Missouri Bottom Road.
At the time he was last seen, Clark was driving his red 2007 Nissan 350ZX, bearing Illinois Registration P845960.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon cited the shooting of four Kent State University student protestors 45 years ago by Ohio National Guard troops as a reason he did not make greater use of Missouri’s National Guard in Ferguson.
St. Louis prosecutors say 18-year-old Christopher Grant is charged with first-degree murder.
Family members of a Washington University student who fell to his death from a balcony say they believe the school is partly responsible for his death.
Bahia Bisharat was last seen Wednesday. She reportedly didn’t come from a St. Charles Community College satellite campus in Dardenne Prairie.