ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH
Two men were charged on Friday for an East St. Louis carjacking that led to a man being found dead wrapped in a mat.
Antwayan Edwards, 17, of East St. Louis, and Demond Steward Jr., 17, of Washington Park, are charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking, vehicular hijacking, and failure to report an accident causing death.
Police say the two men stole Robert McFarland's pickup truck early Tuesday in East St. Louis. McFarland, police say, tried to prevent the theft by jumping on the truck bed. He was later thrown off, causing an injury to his head.
McFarland, of Fairmont City, was found dead later that day wrapped in the truck bed's mat.