CLAYTON, Mo. – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged a 31-year-old Florissant man for allegedly killing a friend in her home early Monday morning.
According to Officer Tracy Panus, a spokeswoman for the St. Louis County Police Department, the shooting happened just before 2:15 a.m. in the 4000 block of Thrift Avenue.
County officers found the victim, identified as 30-year-old Eboni Brown, on the floor of her bedroom with a gunshot wound to the back of her head. Brown was rushed to a hospital where she was declared dead.
Officers arrested Anderson Stallings Jr. on the front porch of Brown’s home.
Brown’s children told investigators they heard a gunshot in the middle of the night. One of the children went to her bedroom where they saw a man standing over her body.
Stallings was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action. He was jailed on a $500,000 cash-only bond.