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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Photos: 9 Worst St. Louis Crimes, September 2013

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5. Lesson Learned: Don't Mug Cops

Jamal Robinson
  • Jamal Robinson

A mugging usually ins't the most glamorous or interesting crime, but Josh Robinson and his two friends certainly bucked that trend: The three tried robbing an off-duty St. Charles deputy and his female friend in Forest Park. The result: Robinson took a bullet to the neck, one friend took a shot in the buttock and one was killed.

Remember, kids: Guns are dangerous, especially when you point one at a prepared and crack-shot deputy.

Full story: Off-Duty St. Charles Deputy Shoots Three Alleged Muggers: Kills One, Injures Other Two 4. Child Punched To Death On 5th Birthday

Tavon Ludy
  • Tavon Ludy

How to properly discipline children has long been a matter of healthy discussion and debate among parents and educators. But nothing Tavon Luddy did to his fiance's five-year-old son fell within the bounds of healthy parenting. On Torian Whittaker's fifth birthday, police say, Luddy punched the child hard in the chest, killing him.

Full story: Tavon Ludy Punched 5-Year-Old To Death, Cops Say

See also: Photos: 12 Worst St. Louis Crimes, May 2013

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