The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Friday that Joseph M. Lee, 19, was found dead at about 11 a.m. Aug. 27 outside his home in the 3700 block of Pennsylvania Avenue. He had been killed hours earlier in a drug-related robbery, police said.
Lee was a student at St. Louis Community College at Forest Park. He dreamed of joining the Marines and owning a home with his longtime girlfriend, with whom he was expecting a baby boy, according to the Post-Dispatch.
His mother, Windi Joseph, told the Post-Dispatch,”He had a bright future and big plans for his family and friends. He put his heart into things.”
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