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St. Louis: Three suspects charged in Morganford murder

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By Bryce Moore By Bryce Moore
By Bryce Moore By Bryce Moore
By Bryce Moore By Bryce Moore

Information from St. Louis Police

Eddie Weekly Jr., Marlon Johnson Jr. and Jarrell M. Johnson were all arrested for the November 25, 2009 murder of Mauricio Ruiz, a 23 year old Hispanic male of the 4500 block of Morganford, 63116.

Police were called to the 4500 block of Morganford, which is the victim’s residence, for a shooting. Victim Ruiz was located outside in the rear, lying face down on a concrete parking pad.

Investigation revealed that Victim Ruiz had been shot three times. He sustained one gunshot wound each to the eye, cheek and under the arm. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

On November 26, 2009, police arrested three suspects, Eddie Weekly Jr., a 27 year old Black male of the 4600 block of Ray, 63116, Marlon Johnson Jr., a 21 year old Black male of the 3100 block of Chippewa, 63118 and Jarrell M. Johnson, a 21 year Black male of the 4500 block of Morganford, 63116.

Investigators presented the case to the Circuit Attorney’s Office and warrants were issued for 1st Degree Murder, 1st Degree Robbery and two counts of Armed Criminal Action against each of the suspects.

The suspects remain in custody with each being held on a $500.000 cash-only bond.

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