Police: 71-year-old killed girlfriend with bat
Saturday, March 2, 2013
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man is in custody in St. Louis, accused of beating his girlfriend to death with a baseball bat.
Police say the crime happened Thursday evening. The 71-year-old suspect’s name has not been released.
Police say the man was arguing with his girlfriend, 54-year-old Carolyn Richardson, then struck her in the head several times with the bat. Richardson was pronounced dead at a hospital.