Thursday, May 9, 2013
William Lynn Gunter is charged with killing his wife March 18 in their home. On Thursday, St. Louis County prosecutors sent Gunter's case directly to a grand jury.
A Town and Country man accused of murdering his wife had his preliminary hearing canceled as St. Louis County prosecutors sent the case directly to a grand jury. The hearing was scheduled for Thursday. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) William Lynn Gunter, 59, of the 1500 block of Mason Hill Court, is accused of killing his wife, Suzanne Gunter, on March 18 in their home. St. Louis County Police said Gunter struck his wife with a blunt instrument. He is charged with first-degree murder. A grand jury hearing has not yet been scheduled, court officials said. Initially, a 911 call on March 18 reported Suzanne’s injury as an accident, but a coroner said the incident could not have happened the way it was reported…
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
St. Louis County Police said the man left 24 messages in an 8-hour period, stating the woman would not see tomorrow and that he planted a remote device in her car.
*The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. A 63-year-old man, who left threatening messages for his wife, faces a criminal charge. St. Louis County Police said Dominic J. Arena, 63, of Piedmont, left 24 messages on his wife’s cell phone in an eight-hour period Wednesday. The woman works in an unincorporated area between Town and Country and Des Peres. In several of the messages, Arena said his wife would not live to see tomorrow and that he had planted a remote device in her car, according to the police report. Arena was charged with Thursday with aggravated stalking, a class D felony. He was being held in St. Louis County jail Friday. Bail was set at $50,000. For…
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Manchester police said a witness saw the husband dragging his wife into their home from the driveway. Police forced their way into the home.
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- Joe Scott
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. A witness called police after allegedly seeing a man dragging his wife from the driveway into their home in the 600 block of Lalor Drive in Manchester Nov. 27. Manchester Police said after they arrived and forced entry into the home, they found the woman was badly beaten. Police said the woman's husband, George Strahan, 45, choked and beat her. The woman needed surgery for a lacerated spleen, according to a probable cause statement filed by Manchester Police. Strahan, of the 600 block of Lalor Drive in Manchester, was charged Nov. 27 with second-degree domestic assault in the incident. He was being held Monday in St. Louis…