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Akira Edmonds charged with murder of Charles Campbell

5:15 PM, Feb 15, 2013   |    comments
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Akira Edmonds

ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - Charges have been filed against a man for a murder at a MetroLink stop earlier this week.

Charles Campbell, 33, of East St. Louis, Ill., was shot to death Tuesday night at the Laclede's Landing MetroLink stop.

Akira Edmonds, 24, has been charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

MetroLink security call police after they heard shots fired on the platform at 2nd Street and Washington Avenue.

Campbell was found by officers with gunshot wounds to the chest and groin. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Edmonds is held without bond.

Associated Press

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