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For Immediate Release


On Friday, November 29, 2019, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges on suspect Caran Hatchet, 26 years of age, of the 3000 block of Utah Avenue in St. Louis, Missouri 63118, for one count of Murder in the First Degree and one count of Armed Criminal Action. Hatchet turned himself in on Saturday, November 30, 2019, and he is being held with no bond.  A mugshot of Hatchet is attached.


The probable cause statement reads: On November 27, 2019, the Defendant shot Daniel Smith multiple times, killing him.

Detectives from the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons are conducting the investigation.










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