Major Case Squad: Missing St. Peters woman identified as murder victim

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ST. PETERS, Mo. – The Major Case Squad has been activated to investigate a suspicious death in St. Peters. Police say that she was the victim of an apparent homicide.

St. Peters Police were called to the 100 block of North Church Street today at around noon. They found the body of Amethyst Killian, 22, lying outside.

Killian was reported missing on Thursday by family members after she did not return home. She lived in the 200 block of Main Street in St. Peters.

Personal items belonging to Killian were found in the 100 block of North Church Street. This led to officers being called to the area. Her body was then found nearby.

Police have not yet identified a suspect in this homicide. The Major Case Squad asks that anyone with information call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477)

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