SOUTH COUNTY (KMOV) -- The St. Louis County Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of an 84-year-old woman Friday afternoon.
At 3:30 p.m., officers from the South County Precinct responded to a call for a person down in the 5000 block of Crosswood Drive. The victim, Betty Knight, was found lying deceased on the back porch of the residence.
The victim's husband told officers that while sitting on the back porch of their home, he heard what he believed to be a gunshot and noticed his wife bleeding from the neck. The husband called 911.
There are no signs a home invasion occurred at the residence.