Murder – Suicide In St. Louis County

On Thursday, a mother and her adult son were found dead in a home in Wildwood, St. Louis county, Missouri, after an apparent murder-suicide, said police.  According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, authorities believe Eric Scherrer, 23, shot and killed his mother, Janet Scherrer, 54, then killed himself.

Someone called a neighbor about 8 p.m. Thursday night, concerned about the Scherrers, according to police.  The neighbor checked the ranch-style home the Scherrers shared in the 4600 block of Fox Crest Drive and found Janet Scherrer unresponsive, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

 Authorities arrived and found both Scherrers dead inside.

Police did not know a motive in the murder-suicide.

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/man-kills-mother-then-self-in-murder-suicide-at-wildwood/article_106cf6a9-1d7a-5d79-adee-c6a2027cd5d0.html

http://fox2now.com/2015/06/19/police-investigating-possible-murder-suicide-near-wildwood/

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