Railroad tracks death in St. Louis

St Louis

ST. LOUIS – A 27-year-old St. Louis man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a woman found badly injured on railroad tracks. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Saturday reported Anthony Newberry was also charged with kidnapping and robbery related to Lynette Lecates’ death. Lecates was found May 23 on a stretch of St. Louis railroad tracks and rushed to a hospital in critical condition. The 41-year-old St. Louis woman died roughly two weeks later. Online court records didn’t list an attorney for Newberry as of Saturday.