BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, Mo. -- Authorities are looking in the Chicago area for an 18-year-old who is charged with killing his father and his father's girlfriend in the couple's suburban St. Louis home while visiting them.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Tyjuan Cannon-Scarelli was charged Tuesday with two counts each of first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the deaths of 33-year-old Iesha Emery and 40-year-old Jerry Cannon. They were found dead Sunday in the home they shared in suburban Bellefontaine Neighbors on Sunday. Charging documents say it appears they were killed a week earlier.
Cannon-Scarelli also is charged with stealing a motor vehicle. Charging documents say a 9 mm pistol and 2008 Buick Lucerne were missing from the home when the victims were found. The stolen Buick was found in the Chicago area.
Police search for Chicago teen charged in death of father, father's girlfriend near St. Louis