Mother, son dead in apparent murder-suicide in Wildwood - KMOV.com

Mother, son dead in apparent murder-suicide in Wildwood

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WILDWOOD, Mo. (KMOV.com) – An apparent murder-suicide took the lives of a mother and son Thursday night in Wildwood.

Officers were called to the 4600 block of Fox Crest Drive around 8 p.m. after a woman was found unresponsive. When officers arrived at the scene they saw a 23-year-old man and his 54-year-old mother dead of gunshot wounds. The victims were later identified as 54-year-old Janet Scherrer, and 23-year-old Eric Scherrer. 

According to police, it appears a murder-suicide took place at the home.

The investigation is being conducted by the St. Louis County Crimes Against Persons Unit.

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