Tue. Apr 23rd, 2024

Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department in Missouri are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that took place early Saturday morning.

According to a police spokesperson, officers were called shortly before 6:10 a.m. to investigate a shooting in the 7000 block of Piccadilly Avenue, located in the Ellendale neighborhood.

Police found the victim, identified as 44-year-old Trina Gilmore, shot dead on the sidewalk.

Shortly after 4:20 p.m., St. Louis police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the alley behind the 6900 block of Sutherland Avenue, located in the Lindenwood Park neighborhood.

Police found the body of a man inside the vehicle. He’d died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A gun was found on the man’s lap.

Investigators claim the man in the vehicle was the person responsible for Gilmore’s death.

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By Buffy Gunner

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