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Man charged with killing mother inside St. Louis home

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Courtney Cunningham, 32, was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of his mother, 56-year-old Joyce Boxx. By Brendan Marks Courtney Cunningham, 32, was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of his mother, 56-year-old Joyce Boxx. By Brendan Marks

(KMOV) – A man faces charges after he allegedly shot his mother to death at their north St. Louis home.

Courtney Cunningham, 32, was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of 56-year-old Joyce Boxx.

According to police, officers went to do a well-being check at Boxx’s home in the 4600 block of Pope on Tuesday and found her dead with gunshot wounds to the head and torso.

Police arrested Cunningham while investigating the scene. He remains in custody without bond.

Authorities have yet to release details on what led to the alleged shooting.

Additional information was not immediately available.

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