Murder warrant issued for Central West End funeral home shooter

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

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.

FOX 2 Newsletters

Sign up for a newsletter from FOX 2 to get updates about news and weather. We offer daily headlines, breaking news, severe weather, and forecast emails.


Latest News

More News