Photos: 12 Worst St. Louis Crimes, June 2013

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2. Violence On Cherokee Street

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At the end of a week in June that seemed like it could not get anymore violent in the city of St. Louis, a business owner on Cherokee Street pulled out a gun, shot three of his employees and then killed himself.

The four were found dead inside a health care business in the middle of the afternoon.

Full story: Cherokee Street Shooting: Four Dead In Murder-Suicide, St. Louis Cops Say

1. The Alleged Plot Of An Infant's Rape

In one of the most incomprehensible crime stories of the year, police say that an O'Fallon mother allegedly encouraged her boyfriend to rape her infant daughter -- prompting an assault that was so violent, the baby did not survive.

Police say they have damaging texts proving the unbelievable accusations.

Full story: Jessica Howell, O'Fallon Mom, Encouraged Boyfriend To Rape Her Infant Daughter: Cops

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