St. Charles County, Missouri- The Office of Prosecuting Attorney Tim Lohmar announces that Marcell Foster, 27, of St. Louis, MO, was found guilty by jury today of Murder 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action.
Charges arose on December 26, 2020 when police responded to a fight in progress on a rear parking lot in the 200 block of N. Main in St. Charles as the bars were closing. Just as bouncers broke up a fight between the victim and another individual, Foster approached the victim and fired his weapon 6 times, striking the victim multiple times and killing him. Police apprehended Foster at the scene following a brief foot pursuit. Foster claimed self defense and defense of another.
The Honorable Daniel Pelikan presided. Foster will be sentenced on April 11, 2022. Foster faces the possibility of a life in prison without the possibility of parole.