Lessie Lowe: St. Louis Homicide No. 86; Killed by Relative After Argument


Police say that Lessie E. Lowe, a 44-year-old black man, and an unidentified male relative age 43 were arguing at 1 a.m. this morning in the 5600 block of Hiller Place in the Walnut Park West neighborhood. The unidentified man fired one blast from a shotgun, striking Lowe in the chest. Lowe was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The suspect has been arrested while the investigation continues.

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