Murder warrant issued for Central West End funeral home shooter

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Warrants for first degree murder and armed criminal action have been issued against Van Batts, Jr.

Police say Batts was involved in a child custody dispute with those attending the funeral of his child's mother at Reliable Funeral Home on August 8th.

Authorities say that led to a fight where Batts and other suspect fired shots that killed George Calmese, Jr.

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