Lessie Lowe

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    Murdered Over Pork Steaks: John Cunningham Found Guilty of Manslaughter

    A jury found John Cunningham, 44, guilty of voluntary manslaughter Friday after he shot and killed his uncle during an argument over pork steaks. Cunningham was trying to convince his uncle, Lessie Lowe, 44, that the cuts of meat they were about to cook were pork steaks, not pork chops. Lowe disagr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Pork Steaks or Pork Chops? Don't Get Murdered; Get the Facts

    John Cunningham of Jennings now stands accused of fatally blasting his uncle with a shotgun early Monday morning after a heated debate: Were the cuts of meat they were preparing to grill "pork steaks" or "pork chops"?Our city has a history of food-related murders, including one just last week involv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Lessie Lowe: St. Louis Homicide No. 86; Killed by Relative After Argument

    Police say that Lessie E. Lowe, a 44-year-old black man, and an unidentified male relative age 43 were arguing at 1 a.m. this morning in the 5600 block of Hiller Place in the Walnut Park West neighborhood. The unidentified man fired one blast from a shotgun, striking Lowe in the chest. Lowe was take ... More >>