ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Investigators from the St. Louis Main Case Squad have accused …
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A 3rd homicide is now linked to a Calverton Park man who reportedly killed a number of males over the span of a month from December 2018 to January 2019.
Investigators not too long ago linked the bullet recovered from Melvin Whitted Jr.’s physique, which was discovered on December 21, 2018, to a gun belonging to 55-year-old Jeffrey Tod. That very same gun was the one he allegedly used to kill Deandre Moore on December 10 of that yr and Kenneth Alvern Linzie in early January of 2019.
All three males had been discovered shot within the head whereas sitting of their vehicles and, in response to police, all three victims had contact with Tod instantly previous to their loss of life.
Based on courtroom paperwork, Moore, 41, and Whitted, 55, had been discovered useless of their vehicles inside two miles of Tod’s house. Tod’s DNA was discovered on the passenger facet of Whitted’s automotive. Linzie, 68, was present in her automotive inside Tod’s freestanding storage. A neighbor noticed one thing suspicious and known as the police, as they took them to find Linzie’s physique. She was the primary homicide sufferer in Calverton Park historical past.
Whereas investigating Linzie’s loss of life, they matched ballistics to the gun that shot Moore, and now they’ve linked all three murders to Tod, in response to authorities.
Moreover, courtroom paperwork present that an acquaintance of Tod’s requested about Whitted’s disappearance and Tod responded with “he will not be again”. The identical acquaintance additionally instructed police that after Whitted and Moore’s deaths had been publicly identified, Tod mentioned they “had what stood for them.”