Hearing Monday for man accused of killing 15-year-old Sentonio Cox

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ST. LOUIS – A docket hearing is scheduled Monday for Joseph Renick, the man who allegedly shot and killed Sentonio Cox.

Joseph Renick, 54, is charged with first-degree murder, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a firearm.

The shooting happened August 25 in the Carondelet Neighborhood.

15-year-old Cox reportedly tried to run from Renick and was retreating with his hands raised when Renick shot him once in the head. His body was found in a vacant lot on Vermont Avenue.

Renick was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Renick is being held on $500,000 dollars cash bail.

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