According to his family Hathorn was a former railroad worker who took up selling crack to make his child support payments. During a police encounter, frisking Hathorn after he bought drugs, Hathorn snagged a service weapon and started shooting. He killed one officer and wounded another before return fire forced him away. He was found dead nearby between two parked cars, with five big rocks and 19 little rocks in a pouch.

ID: 2048

Victms Name: Dennis Eugene Hathorn
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Race:

City: St. Louis
County: City of St. Louis
State: MO
Zip Code: 63108
Country: United States of America

Agency: St. Louis City Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: According to his family Hathorn was a former railroad worker who took up selling crack to make his child support payments. During a police encounter, frisking Hathorn after he bought drugs, Hathorn snagged a service weapon and started shooting. He killed one officer and wounded another before return fire forced him away. He was found dead nearby between two parked cars, with five big rocks and 19 little rocks in a pouch.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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