St. Louis County Police
Hosie Taylor (left) has is in police custody as a suspect in the murder case of former County security guard, Deirdre Exum (right)
, age 36, has been taken into custody in connection with the murder of Deirdre Exum
, according to the St. Louis County Police.
Exum, a former county security guard, was found dead on Friday in her Florissant townhouse
when firefighters responded to a blaze there.
Authorities say Exum had died of "blunt force trauma" before the fire was set.