A Cottage Hills man is charged in connection with the death of his neighbor. Police say 34-year-old Willie M. Jenkins Jr. of the 100 block of West Drive moved the dead body of 28-year-old Adam J. Sneed of the 1400 block of 6th Street last Saturday. Jenkins allegedly dumped Sneed’s body in an alley in North St. Louis.
Madison County Sheriff’s Department Captain Mike Dixon says Jenkins is charged with felony Abuse of a Corpse.
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Dixon says a cause of death is not known at this time, but there were no signs of trauma or foul play. Toxicological screening is being performed, and Dixon says there is information leading investigators to believe narcotic use may be linked to the death. Jenkins is being held on $50,000 bond.