Police say a Wentzville man murdered his son-in-law

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A Wentzville man is in custody after police say he shot his son in law. It happened at 32 Colonial Creek Court just after midnight.

Police say they found Casey White, 38, from Troy dead from a gunshot wound. They say Thomas McGovern, 61, pulled the trigger.

McGovern is in being held at the Wentzville Police Department and awaiting transfer to the St. Charles County Detention Facility where he’ll face 2nd degree murder charges.