Russell Deon Anderson: St. Louis Homicide No. 32; Stabbed in the Chest


Russell Deon Anderson, a 29-year-old black man, was stabbed in the chest in the 5900 block of Hamilton Terrace in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood (above) on Thursday, April 26. Anderson had been arguing with a 41-year-old black man over personal matters just prior to the attack. Anderson was taken to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

His alleged attacker was known to Anderson, according to the police incident report. This man is in custody, but will not be identified unless the Circuit Attorney's Office issues warrants. At this point, the investigation is still open.