Joy McCully: St. Louis Homicide No. 8; Found Beaten to Death Near Gunshot Victim

by

comment
St. Louis police have identified the woman found beaten to death this morning inside a residence in the 5600 block of Maffitt (below).

5600_maffitt.jpg
Police got a call to the north St. Louis neighborhood around 4:12 a.m. this morning and found Joy McCully, 38, dead of trauma to the head. A second victim, described as a 29-year-old black male, was also at the scene having been shot multiple times. At last report, he remained in critical condition at an area hospital.

Police have yet to release any additional information on the incident.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.