Ste. Genevieve County Homicide Identified

(Ste. Genevieve, MO) The victim of a homicide, whose body was discovered in Ste. Genevieve County last Saturday afternoon around 3 o'clock, is now identified as 32 year old Ladarius Reynard Austin. Law enforcement officials don't know his last address. The Chief Deputy with the St. Genevieve County Sheriff's Department, Major Jason Schott, says Austin's bullet riddled body was found in a ditch along Valley View Road near the commuter parking lot. Schott also says they are certain the killing did not take place in Ste. Genevieve County. According to Schott deputies would still like to hear from members of the public if they have any details that could help solve the case of Austin' death. If you have any information contact the Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff's Department at 573-883-5820.