Ste. Genevieve Co. homicide victim identified
STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - The homicide victim in Ste. Genevieve County has been identified.
The victim is 32-year-old Ladarius Reynard Austin.
On May 29 around 3:13 p.m., first responders were called to the north end of the county.
Deputies say someone reported what they thought to be a body lying in a ditch.
When first responders arrived, they found a man dead.
Crime scene investigators and the county coroner were called out to investigate.
An autopsy was conducted and the cause of death was ruled a homicide.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Office at 573-883-5820.
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