Witness Saw Murder Victim 'Repeatedly Stabbed' With Large Knife, Police Say

A man has been charged in the Vinita Park murder.

A Vinita Park man was stabbed to death Wednesday in his home in the 8300 block of Monroe Street, just north of Olivette.

Vinita Park Police said in a report that Jarvis Simms, 28, was seen repeatedly stabbing the victim, Walter Scott, with a large bladed knife.

Simms has been charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action. Police said in the probable cause statement that Simms stabbed Scott “after deliberation.”

Simms is being held in St. Louis County Justice Services Center without bond.

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Aamir Shabazz August 22, 2012 at 11:18 PM
Man I am sorry your mother would have never thought it would have came to that I wish I had reach out to you . Aamir


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