Ex-St Louis officer charged with murder in 2011 fatal shooting after car chase

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    Jason Stockley, who was heard on in-car video stating he was going to eliminate this (curse), fired at Anthony Lamar Smith after cops state he saw a drug offer

    < img src ='https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/180f73da1fc7fe92ad2e144dcc7762604f99a55a/0_371_5616_3370/5616.jpg?w=1200&q=55&auto=format&usm=12&fit=max&s=07c6b0cf248bdc5b2021b6c412d6648e'/ > A previous St Louis law enforcement officer was purchased held without bond on Monday after being accuseded of first-degree murder in a 2011 shooting of a 24-year-old male after a chase.

    When he initially fired at Anthony Lamar Smith after cops state Stockley saw a drug offer, St Louis circuit lawyer Jennifer Joyce stated in a declaration that Jason Stockley was on task. Joyce declares that throughout a taking place pursuit of Smiths vehicle, with speeds going beyond 80mph, Stockley can be heard on his in-car video informing his partner he was going to eliminate this (curse), do not you understand it.

    After Stockley and his partner in their authorities sport energy automobile compelled Smiths automobile to stop, district attorneys declare, Shockley approached Smiths vehicle and fired 5 times into its motorists side, striking Smith with each round and eliminating him.

    Laboratory tests revealed that a weapon discovered in Smiths automobile had Stockleys DNA on it, Joyce stated, recommending that Smith was unarmed.

    A judge on Monday purchased Stockley held without bond and he remained in custody in the Houston location, where he now lives. Online court records do not reveal whether Stockley has a lawyer. Joyce stated he left the St Louis police in 2013.

    Smiths death came less than 3 years prior to a white law enforcement officer in the area of Ferguson