Police: 71-year-old killed girlfriend with baseball bat

03/01/2013 3:10 PM

05/16/2014 9:20 PM

A man is in jail in St. Louis, accused of beating his girlfriend to death with a baseball bat.

Police say the crime happened Thursday evening. The 71-year-old suspect's name has not been released.

Police say the man was arguing with his girlfriend, 54-year-old Carolyn Richardson, then struck her in the head several times with the bat. Richardson was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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