Man charged in Hazelwood murder

Jordan Beck

CLAYTON, Mo. – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged a 21-year-old in connection with the murder of a Hazelwood woman.

According to Hazelwood police, the murder took place around 1 p.m. in the 1400 block of Annilo Drive.

When police arrived, they found 18-year-old Celia Korzu Kollie dead at the scene.

The suspect, identified as Jordan Beck, was arrested less than two miles away.

Prosecutors charged Beck with first-degree murder, first-degree burglary, and two counts of armed criminal action.

Police have not disclosed a possible motive and would not say if Beck and the victim knew one another.

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