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Charges Issued on 21 Year Old Man for Beverly Hills Homicide

Posted 118 days ago ago by Jacob Dodson

For Immediate Release


On Thursday, April 4, 2014, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office issued charges on Derrick M. Collins, 21 years of age, of the 3500 block of BelAire in St. Louis, Missouri 63121, for one count of Murder in the First Degree, two counts of Assault First Degree, and three counts of Armed Criminal Action. Collins is currently being held without bond. A photo of Collins is attached.

Charges were issued after officers from the Beverly Hills Police Department responded for a shooting at the intersection of BelAire and Natural Bridge in Beverly Hills at approximately 5:25 PM on March 31, 2014. Officers found three victims, two of which had suffered gunshot wounds. The three victims were occupying a vehicle near that intersection when shots were fired at the occupants of the vehicle. Two of the vehicle’s occupants were struck by gunfire, the third man was not hit. The two men suffering gunshot wounds were transported to a local hospital. One of the victims, identified as Jarrick Boone, 21 years of age, of the 3500 block of West Place, died at the hospital from his injuries. The second victim, 23 years of age, was treated for his injuries and released. The Beverly Hills Police Department requested the St. Louis County Police Department take command of the investigation.

An investigation by detectives from the St. Louis County Police Department Division of Criminal Investigation led to Collin’s arrest on April 3, 2014.

Release and Photo:

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