Ronald L. Fortune, Sr.: St. Louis Homicide No. 57; Found Dead in a Parking Lot


Police were called to the 5700 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood last night for a homicide. They found Ronald L. Fortune Sr., a 44-year-old black man lying in a parking lot just after 1:30 a.m. Fortune had been shot in the head and chest and was pronounced dead at the scene. There are no suspects at this point, but the investigation continues.

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