posted on September 13, 2019 16:42
On Friday, September 13, 2019, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges on suspect Jabari Lowery, 18 years of age, of the 10000 McCarthney Lane in St. Louis, Missouri 63134, for one count of Murder in the First Degree and one count of Armed Criminal Action. Lowery is being held on a $500,000 “cash only” bond. A mugshot of Lowery is attached.
The probable cause statement reads: On September 12, 2019, the Defendant shot and killed Clifford Swan III.
Additionally, a second suspect, Montez Eskew, 17 years of age, of the 11200 block of Liberty Landing Drive in Florissant, Missouri 63033, was charged with one count of Assault in the Third Degree – Special Victim and Resisting/Interfering with an Arrest for a Felony. Eskew is being held on a $50,000 “cash only” bond. A mugshot of Eskew is attached.
The probable cause statement reads: On September 13, 2019, police officers were making an arrest of the Defendant and Jabari Lowery for Murder in the First Degree. Defendant resisted arrest by fighting and kicking officers. Defendant caused physical injury to officers.
Detectives from the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons are conducting the investigation.