Woman found dead in south St. Louis bathtub identified; suspect arrested


by KMOV.com staff


Posted on June 5, 2014 at 4:24 AM

Updated Thursday, Jun 5 at 1:45 PM

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) -- Homicide detectives are investigating after a 24-year-old woman was found dead inside the bathtub of a home in south St. Louis.

According to police, Lauren Bach was found unresponsive in the 6100 block of Alaska in the Carondelet neighborhood around 6:50 p.m. Tuesday.

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Police said she was engaged in an argument over narcotics with an unnamed 42-year-old man when he allegedly attacked her.

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Bach sustained trauma to the head, neck and back.  She was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead. 

The suspect was treated at a local hospital for lacerations to the face and was taken into custody.

News 4 is continuing to follow this story and will provide more information as it becomes available.