Homicides on the rise in north St. Louis County - KMOV.com

Homicides on the rise in north St. Louis County

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A body was found in North St. Louis County Thursday afternoon. A body was found in North St. Louis County Thursday afternoon.
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St. Louis Police said there have been 20 homicides in North County so far in 2015, compared with 20 in all of 2014.

In an email, police said “It is concerning to the department and should be to everyone in the community.”

The latest homicide occurred in early morning hours of Wednesday morning. Authorities said 34-year-old Luther Finch was shot in the 9800 block of Green Valley Drive around 3:30 a.m. A woman was taken into custody, but has not been charged.

Several North County residents with kids told News 4 they do not let their children go outside and play because of safety concerns.

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