Wednesday, July 13, 2016

'Armed and Dangerous' Suspect on the Run After Lemay Double Homicide, Police Say

Posted By on Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 11:12 AM

John Hamm, 42, wanted in Lemay double murder. - IMAGE VIA ST. LOUIS COUNTY POLICE
  • Image via St. Louis County Police
  • John Hamm, 42, wanted in Lemay double murder.
4:30 p.m. Updated with identities of victims.

The suspect in a double homicide should be considered "armed and dangerous" following the murders of a man and woman in south St. Louis County, authorities say.

Police believe suspect John Hamm, 42, fled the St. Louis area after the twin killings, and his whereabouts are unknown. They released photos of him and a 2014 silver Kia Optima they believe is connected to the crime. The car has Missouri plates — KL2-S3U — and a Dallas Cowboys star sticker on the gas tank cover.

click to enlarge This Kia Optima with a Dallas Cowboys decal on the gas tank is connected to a double murder in Lemay, St. Louis County Police say. - IMAGE VIA ST. LOUIS COUNTY POLICE
  • Image via St. Louis County Police
  • This Kia Optima with a Dallas Cowboys decal on the gas tank is connected to a double murder in Lemay, St. Louis County Police say.
Officers responded to a call at 12:30 a.m. today to the 400 block of Kayser Avenue in Lemay where they found the two victims, 46-year-old Robert Hall and 41-year-old Shannon Larock, who lived together in the home.

Hamm is wanted on two counts of first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Anyone with information should call St. Louis County Police at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.

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