Reward for info in death of Maggie O’Brien’s owner now $46,500

Patrick McVey

Patrick McVey

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - The cash reward continues to grow for information that will lead to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Patrick McVey, an owner of the downtown Irish bar Maggie O’Brien’s.

Anonymous members of the community have added up to $30,000 on top of the $5,000 reward from CrimeStoppers. Now the St. Louis Labor Council, Missouri AFL-CIO, St. Louis Building & Construction Trades Council, and St. Louis Port Council have donated a combined total of $11,500 cash reward to anyone with information.

To get the reward,  information must come in through the CrimeStoppers hotline only, 866-371-8477.

On Wednesday, November 9, police received a call for a shooting on southbound I-55 at Loughborough shortly before 6:00 p.m.  The victim, 57-year-old McVey, was found slumped over in the driver’s seat of his gray Ford Explorer on the side of the road. He had been shot and was reported dead at the scene.

Police believe the murder happened between 2:30 p.m. and 2:40 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon.