Affton

Tyler Dasher
11:54 am
Thu March 1, 2012

Grand jury indicts Shelby Dasher

Shelby Dasher, the woman charged with second degree murder of her 13-month-old son, Tyler Dasher, has been indicted by a grand jury.
(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.

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Tyler Dasher
2:52 pm
Tue February 28, 2012

Attorney seeks end to murder charge in Dasher case

Shelby Dasher, the Affton woman accused of killing her 13-month-old son, Tyler Dasher.
(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.

Tyler Dasher
11:30 am
Thu November 17, 2011

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

Shelby Dasher has been charged with second degree murder of her 13-month-old son, Tyler Dasher.
(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.

Bodies Found in Affton
2:03 pm
Fri May 27, 2011

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

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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.

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