ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) - Charges against a St. Charles man have been upgraded to second-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend earlier this year.
Fifty-year-old Linda Cerutti was found unconscious on the kitchen floor of her home on May 26. She was hospitalized but never regained consciousness and died on June 10. Police say Cerutti and Martineau had argued earlier on May 26 and it escalated into a physical altercation.