- Associated Press - Friday, March 25, 2016

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police are investigating the shooting death of a pregnant teacher.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (https://bit.ly/1RqnsP1 ) reports that 30-year-old Jocelyn Peters was found fatally shot Thursday in her apartment. Detectives on Friday confirmed the case as a homicide.

Peters was a third-grade teacher at Mann Elementary School. Her unborn child was a girl due in about two months.

Police say Peters’ boyfriend found her lying in bed, unconscious. She suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene. There was no sign of forced entry.

A spokesman for St. Louis Public Schools says the district’s Crisis Response Team will be at the school Monday to help students and staff. The school was closed for Good Friday.


Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, https://www.stltoday.com

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