Man, 21, Charged In Slaying; Body Was Found In Mississippi A man from St Louis was charged Tuesday with first-degree first-degree first-degree murder in the death of a woman whose body was pulled from the Mississippi River about a balf-mile balf-mile balf-mile south of the Jefferson Jefferson Barracks Bridge. Michael W. Reed, 21, was charged in the slaying of Anna Marie Teson, 31, of the 3600 block of Missouri Avenue. Avenue. Teson was the mother of seven children, ranging in age from seven months to 14 years, said Lt Darrell Kitrel of the St Louis County police. She was last seen April 5 and was reported missing by her sister on April 14, Kitrel said. Reed is being held without bond in the St Louis County Jail. A crew member on a towboat saw . the body floating in the river shortly before noon Monday, and authorities pulled It from the river early that afternoon at Christopher Drive in south St Louis County. Reed, of the 3800 block of Juniata Avenue, admitted that he had been with the victim on the night she disappeared, disappeared, Kitrel said. The motive for the murder is unclear. Kitrel said, and he declined to release details. Detectives carried out a search warrant Tuesday afternoon at a home of a second male suspect in west St. Louis County. Police were questioning questioning him Tuesday night Police records show that Teson pleaded guilty last year to felony theft in St Louis County, police said. She was sentenced to one year in prison, but a judge suspended imposition imposition of the sentence, records show.