10/21/18 - Report #678 - Victims: Vernon L. Stewart Jr., Tashonda Nesbitt

MCS Report #678

Requesting Agency: North County Police Cooperative

Date of Activation: 10/21/18

Commander and Department: Capt. Michael Thompson, Chesterfield PD

Deputy Report Officer and Department: Det. Matthew Bebe

Deputy Report Officer and Department: Det. Brown

Victims: Vernon L. Stewart Jr., Tashonda Nesbitt

Suspect: Vernon L. Stewart Jr.

Classification: Homicide

The North County Police Cooperative requested the assistance of the Major Case Squad when they responded to a home in the 2100 block of Penfield Avenue in Vinita Park.  Vernon Stewart and Tashonda Nesbitt were both found deceased inside the home. Police believe Vernon shot Tashonda in a domestic quarrel.  Vernon then threatened a third person who was on the scene and that person shot and killed Vernon. The third person is cooperating with law enforcement.

PastAngela Haarmann