Major Case Squad investigating teen’s murder, family devastated

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BELLEFOUNTAINE NEIGHBORS, MO (KPLR) -Major Case Squad detectives are tracking several leads in connection with the murder of a Bellefontaine Neighbors teenager found dead in his home. The crime that has left friends and family members devastated.

By all accounts, friends and neighbors say Antoine Hall, 19, was a nice young, a man with a bright future, and didn't deserve to die in such a violent manner.

Police were called to a home in the 1200 block of Laire in Bellefontaine Neighbors at about 10:30pm Monday night. When they arrived, they found Hall dead in an open doorway.

A neighbor tells News11 she heard a gunshot then, later, Hall's mother ran from the home screaming for help.

By mid afternoon, police were still on the scene guarding Hall's home, leaving neighbors wondering who took the teen's life and why?

Investigators took one of Hall's friends to police headquarters to see what, if anything, he could offer to help solve the murder of a young man who graduated this year from McClure South Berkeley High School.