posted on May 28, 2019 15:03
For Immediate Release
On Thursday, May 23, 2019, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges on suspect Jaylon Miller, 18 years of age, of the 7400 block of Embury Court in St. Louis, Missouri 63136, for one count of Murder in the First Degree and one count of Armed Criminal Action. Miller was arrested today and is being held on a $500,000 cash only bond. A mugshot of Miller is attached.
The probable cause statement reads: On May 12, 2019, in the area of 7445 West Florissant Avenue in St. Louis County, the defendant shot Kevin Smith multiple times, killing him. Kevin Smith had his back to the defendant when the defendant shot him.
Detectives from the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons are conducting the investigation.