Man found dying on front porch in Affton was stabbed to death


The St. Louis County Police Department investigates at apartments along Marble Arch Lane in Affton after a woman was fatally stabbed Wednesday. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

The man found dying on his porch in Affton Tuesday was stabbed to death, police said.

Justin Leeman, 41, of the 7900 block of Hildesheim Avenue in Affton, died after being stabbed in his upper body, police said.

Detectives are investigating Leeman’s death as a homicide.

Officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department responded to a call for a “person down” around 12:49 p.m. Tuesday at Leeman’s house.

Leeman was lying on the porch of the house unresponsive, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene soon after.

The investigation by the department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons is “very active” at this time, the department said Tuesday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 to speak to detectives. 

To remain anonymous or potentially receive a reward, you can contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371TIPS(8477) if you have any information.

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