ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office charged a 71-year-old man in connection with the beating death of a 54-year-old local woman.
Police were called to the 4400 block of Margaretta just after 6:11 p.m. Thursday.
Authorities said the victim was arguing with a 71-year-old man, identified as Rosevelt Scott, who hit her in the head multiple times with a baseball bat.
The victim, identified as Caolyn Richardson, was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Rosevelt Scott was taken into custody at the scene. He was charged Friday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.