Mug shot Jimmy Carranco 011921

Jimmy Carranco, 39, is accused of killing Blaine Tabares, 68, in the 6500 block of Pennsylvania on January 14, 2021.

ST. LOUIS ( – Homicide investigators were called after a man was found dead in south St. Louis on January 14.

According to police, 68-year-old Blaine Tabares was found with wounds on his body in the 6500 block of Pennsylvania around 9:30 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 39-year-old suspect was also reportedly wounded and taken to the hospital in critical condition. He was later identified as Jimmy Carranco, of the 6500 block of Pennsylvania. 

According to police, Carranco was charged with murder first and armed criminal action. 

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