Man walked into SLMPD headquarters, told officers he killed woman in Midtown apartment, police say

Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 10:34 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 7, 2022 at 11:15 AM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A man is facing charges, accused of beating a woman to death in a Midtown apartment.

Mario Wade, 40, is charged with first-degree and armed criminal action. The incident happened in the 2700 block of Locust Street near Beaumont Street just before 9 a.m. Friday. Police said 59-year-old Michelle Wade was found dead inside the building.

Officers say later on Friday, Wade walked into St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department headquarters and admitted he killed someone inside the apartment building on Locust. Police then went to the building and found the victim dead.