Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Police / Courts

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Police / Courts

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The following incidents were among those that were reported to police departments in the St. Louis metropolitan area or that involved action in one of the area's courts: FATAL ACCIDENTS

St. Charles County: Theresa Anderson, 45, of St. Peters, was killed Friday when she apparently lost control of her car and hit a guardrail on Interstate 70 at the Lake Saint Louis exit. The Highway Patrol said Anderson was headed east on I-70 about 5 p.m. when she ran off the road and hit the guardrail. The guardrail went through the car, a 1978 Pontiac, and impaled the driver, the patrol said. She was pronounced dead at the scene. VIOLENT DEATHS

St. Louis: A man who was a kennel worker at the city animal center was found dead Friday in the locked trunk of a burning car in the 5500 block of Genevieve Avenue. The victim, identified as Lamandres Thomas, 45, of the 8200 block of Church Road in Baden, had worked for the city since August 1990. Homicide detectives said he had a history of drug use.

St. Louis: Police are investigating the death of a man stabbed in the abdomen and then driven to Barnes Hospital about 4 a.m. Friday by an unknown person, who left the victim at the emergency room entrance. Hospital employees found the victim, identified as Antonio Dixon, 24, of the 5100 block of Vernon Avenue. He died at 10:26 a.m. COURT ACTION

Belleville: Vincent Lorenzo Bell, 17, of the 1300 block of St. Louis Avenue in East St. Louis, was indicted by a St. Clair County grand jury Friday for first-degree murder. He's accused of shooting Andre L. Polk, 24, also of East St. Louis. Polk was shot in the back of the head as he walked in the 1200 block of Cleveland Avenue near his home. Police were uncertain of the motive.

St. Louis: Tommie S. Franklin, 45, of the 3400 block of Delmar Boulevard, was sentenced Friday to 25 years for murdering Lillian D. …

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