Five people have been found dead in a home on Chambers Road in St. Louis County. The St. Louis County Police Department has launched a homicide investigation in relation to the deaths.
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In a media briefing after the bodies had been found, a St. Louis County police spokesperson said that all five of the victims were adults. That spokesperson said that the victims’ families were in the process of being notified. The victims were shot dead. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said, “Somebody out there knows what happened.”
In their report on the deaths, KMOV referred to the deaths as being “suspicious.” The station also reported that St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell was on the scene.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a crying woman was at the scene when police arrived. That woman told officers that her fiance was one of those killed. She added that she had been there when the fight broke out but left before anyone had been killed. The woman returned to the home at around noon on July 6.
The newspaper reports that investigators believe that the killings began as a fight among the victims. The Post-Dispatch also reports that the building had been partially boarded up. The Post-Dispatch was the first to identify one of the victims as Ronald Brewster, 40. The article says that Brewster had been living at the residence and, according to his family, had been involved in drugs.