Ronald Beasley accepted a ride from Earl Murray, not knowing Murray would first stop for a drug deal at a Jack in the Box restaurant. The deal was a drug sting. When 13 police converged on Murray he panicked, threw his car into reverse, locked bumpers with a DEA SUV, then tried to move forward with his tires spinning. Two officers standing in front of his car unloaded their weapons into it, a total of 21 shots, killing both unarmed men.

ID: 184

Victms Name: Ronald Beasley
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Berkeley
County: St. Louis
State: MO
Zip Code: 63134
Country: United States of America

Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Dellwood Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Ronald Beasley accepted a ride from Earl Murray, not knowing Murray would first stop for a drug deal at a Jack in the Box restaurant. The deal was a drug sting. When 13 police converged on Murray he panicked, threw his car into reverse, locked bumpers with a DEA SUV, then tried to move forward with his tires spinning. Two officers standing in front of his car unloaded their weapons into it, a total of 21 shots, killing both unarmed men.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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