Teen Charged With Murder of Imo's Deliveryman in Dellwood

Nov 7, 2012 at 11:08 am
Earon Rivers of North St. Louis County
Earon Rivers of North St. Louis County
Earon A. Rivers, a 17-year-old from North St. Louis County, has been charged with murdering the Imo's Pizza deliveryman who was found slumped over his steering wheel on Monday night in Dellwood.

Rivers, a resident of the 10000 block of Bon Oak Dr. just east of Dellwood, has just been charged with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and first-degree robbery. He's now being held without bond.

On Monday, St. Louis County police got the call and responded to the 1600 block of Mowbry Lane.

Officers arrived at 7:10 pm to find 39-year-old Brian W. Johnson of Spanish Lake already dead. He'd been shot once under his left armpit.

Stolen from his vehicle were three pizzas and his cell phone, says Randy Vaughn, spokesman for the county cops.

Johnson had been employed by the Imo's at 2162 Chambers Road at Halls Ferry Road.

Pizza delivery guys have sure had a rough go of it lately:

A Papa Johns deliveryman was forced by robbers to give up his vehicle late last September in King's Oak.

Last May, a different Imo's driver was murdered in Hillsdale.