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Grand jury indicts Shelby Dasher

Mar 1, 2012
Shelby Dasher, the woman charged with second degree murder of her 13-month-old son, Tyler Dasher.
(via St. Louis County Police Department)

A St. Louis County grand jury has indicted Shelby Dasher, ruling there is probable cause to try her for second-degree murder in the death of her 13-month-old son.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the grand jury handed up the indictment Wednesday. The attorney for Dasher has entered a not guilty plea on her behalf.

Attorney seeks end to murder charge in Dasher case

Feb 28, 2012
(via St. Louis County Police Department)

The attorney for the Affton woman accused of killing her 13-month-old son is seeking dismissal of the murder charge.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports 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.

Judge enters not guilty plea for dead Affton boy's mother

Nov 17, 2011
(via St. Louis County Police Department)

A St. Louis County judge has entered a not guilty plea on behalf of Shelby Dasher, the young mother accused of killing her 13-month-old son because he wouldn't stop crying.

The 20-year-old Dasher made a brief court appearance Thursday during which the judge also assigned the public defender's office to represent her.

Dasher was charged with second-degree murder on Wednesday, a day after she reported that her son, Tyler, was missing from his crib.

Police: 4 shot to death in St. Louis County home

May 27, 2011

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Updated 3:24 p.m.

Four people have been shot to death in what police are calling an apparent domestic incident in the St. Louis suburb of Affton.

The shootings happened Friday morning.