Mother and father found shot to death in Vinita Park

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Major Case Squad is investigating a double homicide in the St. Louis County city of Vinita Park. Two people were shot and killed there early Sunday morning

The two people murdered were a man and a woman. At around 1:00am on Sunday police were called to the 2100 block of Penfield Avenue. That's where they found the bodies of 35-year-old Tashonda Nesbitt and 45-year-old Vernon Stewart Jr.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the two lived on the street where they were killed. Friends tell us Nesbitt was a mother of two and Steward was a father of six.

Neighbors are still shocked that the two were killed. They want the violence to stop. Call St. Louis regional Crimestoppers if you have any information at 1-866-371-8477. Or visit: Tips sent through this hotline are eligible for a reward. You can remain anonymous.

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