Tyler Dasher http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Grand jury indicts Shelby Dasher http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/grand-jury-indicts-shelby-dasher <p>A St. Louis County grand jury has indicted&nbsp;Shelby Dasher, ruling there is probable cause to try her for&nbsp;second-degree murder in the death of her 13-month-old son.</p><p>The <a href="http://bit.ly/zVbAhE">St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports</a> that the grand jury handed up the indictment Wednesday. The attorney for&nbsp;Dasher has entered a not guilty plea on her behalf.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 17:54:25 +0000 The Associated Press 3177 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Grand jury indicts Shelby Dasher Attorney seeks end to murder charge in Dasher case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/attorney-seeks-end-murder-charge-dasher-case <p>The attorney for the Affton woman <a href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/affton-mother-charged-second-degree-murder-13-month-old-son">accused of killing her 13-month-old son</a> is seeking dismissal of the murder charge.</p><p>The <a href="http://bit.ly/wtZEnY">St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports</a> that public defender Tara Crane filed a motion Monday seeking dismissal of the second-degree murder charge against 20-year-old Shelby Dasher. Crane also asked for bail reduction if the murder charge is not dropped. Dasher has been jailed on $500,000 bond since Nov. 16.</p> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 20:52:26 +0000 The Associated Press 3165 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Attorney seeks end to murder charge in Dasher case Morning headlines: Friday, November 18, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-november-18-2011 <p><strong>Services set for Tyler Dasher</strong></p><p>Services are set for early next week for a 13-month-old suburban St. Louis boy who authorities say was fatally beaten by his mother.</p> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 15:27:58 +0000 Julie Bierach 2503 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, November 18, 2011 Judge enters not guilty plea for dead Affton boy's mother http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/judge-enters-not-guilty-plea-dead-affton-boys-mother <p>A St. Louis County judge has entered a not guilty plea on behalf of Shelby Dasher, <a href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/affton-mother-charged-second-degree-murder-13-month-old-son">the young mother accused of killing her 13-month-old son</a> because he wouldn&#39;t stop crying.</p><p>The 20-year-old Dasher made a brief court appearance Thursday during which the judge also assigned the public defender&#39;s office to represent her.</p><p>Dasher was charged with second-degree murder on Wednesday, a day after she reported that her son, Tyler, was missing from his crib.</p> Thu, 17 Nov 2011 17:30:12 +0000 The Associated Press 2499 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Judge enters not guilty plea for dead Affton boy's mother Affton mother charged with second degree murder of 13-month-old son http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/affton-mother-charged-second-degree-murder-13-month-old-son <p><strong>Update 5:26 p.m. </strong><em>(adds more information, replaces 3:27 p.m. update):</em></p><p>Just a little over 24 hours after reporting her son missing an Affton woman has been charged in the child&rsquo;s death.</p><p>Twenty-year-old Shelby Dasher faces a second-degree murder charge.</p><p>She&rsquo;s accused of killing her 13-month-old son Tyler Dasher, then disposing of his body near a cemetery.</p><p>St. Louis County Police chief Tim Fitch says skilled investigators and interviewers helped bring the case to a head quickly.</p><p>&ldquo;One of our first supervisors on the scene yesterday was a very experienced lieutenant who used to for most of his career handle child abuse cases,&rdquo; Fitch said. &ldquo;So he recognized rather quickly that this wasn&rsquo;t just a missing person. That there was a lot more to this than just a baby missing out of his bed.&rdquo;</p><p> Wed, 16 Nov 2011 21:33:41 +0000 Maria Altman, The Associated Press, Kelsey Proud, Rachel Lippmann & Julie Bierach 2480 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Affton mother charged with second degree murder of 13-month-old son Morning headlines: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-november-16-2011 <p><strong>One person in custody in connection to 1-year-old Tyler Dasher&#39;s murder</strong></p><p>St. Louis County police detectives have taken one person into custody in connection to the death of 1-year-old Tyler Dasher. The death has been ruled a homicide. St. Louis County spokesman Rick Eckhard says the person has not yet been formally booked or processed.</p> Wed, 16 Nov 2011 15:43:23 +0000 Julie Bierach, Maria Altman & The Associated Press 2486 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Wednesday, November 16, 2011