Two charged with murder of teen

Tuesday, January 15, 2002

The Associated Press

CLAYTON, Mo. -- Two St. Louis men were in jail Monday, suspected of killing an 18-year-old girl in August.

Roosevelt Fletcher Jr., 28, was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action, prosecutors said. Paul Keys, 19, was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Katee Hessler, 18, was shot to death Aug. 30. Police said Hessler and a friend were talking with three men in north St. Louis County as the suspect approached Hessler's car and shot her. Hessler's friend drove to a nearby gas station to call for help. Police said Keys was Fletcher's getaway driver.

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