St. Louis Murder Pandemic:
** In July there have been 12 Coronavirus deaths in St. Louis metropolis.
** In July there have been 47 murders in St. Louis metropolis.
There have been 167 coronavirus deaths in St. Louis Metropolis this yr.
And there have been from 143 to 150 homicides in St. Louis up to now this yr.
Homicides are far outpacing coronavirus deaths in St. Louis.
Native radio host Mark Reardon tweeted this out on Tuesday.
47???!!!!! We’ve had 150 for the yr.
Meantime in July ****8**** deaths from Covid within the Metropolis….32 within the County. Murders FAR FAR FAR outpacing Covid in St. Louis.
— Mark Reardon (@MarkReardonKMOX) July 28, 2020
And homicide season is simply kicking off in St. Louis.
To this point this yr in St. Louis 161 have died of Coronavirus and 129 have been murdered. However homicide season has simply begun.
— Invoice Hennessy (@HennessySTL) July 15, 2020