Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Berkeley Police Searching for Man Whose Mother, Girlfriend Were Found Dead in Burning Home

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Berkeley Police Searching for Man Whose Mother, Girlfriend Were Found Dead in Burning Home

Article excerpt

BERKELEY * Police are searching for a man whose mother and girlfriend were found dead inside a burning home early Wednesday morning.

Firefighters fighting the blaze about 1:40 a.m. discovered the dead women inside the single-family home in the 6100 block of Eaton Drive. They were identified as Gerry D. Smith, 61, and Cierra Owens, 26.

Autopsies were to be performed Wednesday afternoon. Berkeley Police Chief Frank McCall Jr. called the deaths "suspicious."

McCall said police were searching for Michael D. Smith, 39, who lived at the home. Smith, who neighbors say is known as "Bam," hadn't been seen since the fire, the chief said.

McCall said Smith was a "person of interest" in the case. He has not been charged with a crime in the incident, but police are asking for the public's help in locating him. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.