Former Car Dealer and Part-Owner of Three Monkeys, Stella Blues Commits Suicide



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My colleague Nick Phillips reports a sad story out of Tower Grove South: John Van Hoogstraat, 63, a co-owner of Three Monkeys and Stella Blues -- the latter of which closed this summer -- was found dead yesterday inside Stella Blues of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Stay tuned here and at Daily RFT for further updates.