1 killed during home invasion in north St. Louis County

1 killed during home invasion in north St. Louis County

1 killed during home invasion in north St. Louis County

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by Eric Lorenz / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on August 6, 2012 at 6:21 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 1:53 AM

10700 Trask Dr St Louis, MO 63136

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DELLWOOD, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Authorities are investigating after a man was killed during a home invasion in north St. Louis County early Monday morning.

The invasion happened around 1:35 a.m. in the 10,700 block of Trask Drive near Dellwood, officials said.  When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man who had been killed.  The victim, identified as Bryant Carruth, 38, was found shot to death.

According to reports, several men forced their way into Carruth's residence and confronted him.  Carruth's wife was also home at the time, but she was not injured.  The suspects took various items from the home.

Investigators are combing the scene and working to gather more information.  They report robbery was the likely motive.  Police have described the suspects as young black males.  No further descriptive information was provided.

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