45-year-old dies days after beating – Police


ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Police have identified the victim of a beating in the Carondelet neighborhood after the individual died over the weekend.

Joseph Bantle, 45, was found unconscious in the street in the 6800 block of Minnesota Avenue around 5:30 p.m. on September 9.

Bantle was rushed to a nearby hospital with a head injury and listed in critical condition. He was pronounced dead around noon on September 11.

Anyone with information on the murder is asked to call the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.