Jabari Lowery Charged With Murder of 13-Year-Old Clifford Swan

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Jabari Lowery was charged with first-degree murder. - COURTESY ST. LOUIS COUNTY POLICE
  • COURTESY ST. LOUIS COUNTY POLICE
  • Jabari Lowery was charged with first-degree murder.
An eighteen-year-old fired the fatal shots on Thursday evening that killed thirteen-year-old Clifford Swan III, St. Louis County police say.

Jabari Lowery of Riverview in north county was charged today with first-degree murder and armed criminal action. Police say he shot Clifford about 6 p.m. as the boy walked with two other people through the Oak Park Apartments in Spanish Lake.

He was taken to the hospital but soon died.

Police also arrested seventeen-year-old Montez Eskew of Florissant, who is accused of fighting with officers during the arrest of Lowery. He is charged with third-degree assault and resisting arrest/interfering with an arrest.



Bail for Lowery was set at $500,000, and it was $50,000 for Eskew.

Montez Eskew - COURTESY ST. LOUIS COUNTY POLICE
  • COURTESY ST. LOUIS COUNTY POLICE
  • Montez Eskew

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