Man charged in Pine Lawn double homicide

Published: Jun. 25, 2022 at 7:22 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 28, 2022 at 4:05 PM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A 20-year-old man is facing charges in connection with a double homicide that happened in Pine Lawn.

Trevontae Sain, of Berkeley, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of armed criminal action.

The shooting happened at around 7:15 p.m. Friday evening in the 4500 block of Hamilton Avenue when officers responded to a call for shots fired. When police arrived, they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were later pronounced dead. Sunday, police identified the victims as 19-year-old Jacob Pierce, of Arnold, and 24-year-old Markco Willingham, of St. Louis.

Sain is being held on a $500,000 cash-only bond at the St. Louis County Jail.