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Plea hearing scheduled in Catholic Supply store murder case | St. Louis News Headlines – St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri 2021-10-22 10:38:00 –

NS. Louis County (KMOV.com/AP)-Plea trial is scheduled for Friday in the Thomas Bruce case.

High Ridge (KMOV.com)-Hundreds of people gathered at the High Ridge Church on Tuesday night and remembered …

Bruce was charged with one murder, sodomy, kidnapping, and other crimes in connection with the November 19, 2018 attack on West County’s Catholic Supply Store. He had previously acquitted the indictment. In many cases, in criminal proceedings, a plea hearing may indicate that the defendant is trying to change his or her plea. News 4 is working to learn additional details about plea.

Officials allege that a gun-armed Bruce pushed Jamie Schmidt and two other women in a 14069 Manchester Road store into the back room and shot Schmidt’s head when she refused a sexual request. bottom. Schmidt, who was shopping at the store, was a 53-year-old married mother of three.

On Monday, the detective returned to the imperial home of the accused murderer Thomas Bruce, who is collecting more potential evidence.

After the incident, police visited the area door-to-door in search of the suspect. Bruce was arrested on November 21, 2018, at his imperial home, 23 miles from a Catholic supplies store. After his arrest, police were seen removing a bag of clothes that appeared to be hidden under his mobile home. When law enforcement revisited the house, the box was seen being carried out of the house.

The jury selection at the trial is scheduled to begin next week.

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