St. Louis (KSDK) -- The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's office has charged 18-year-old Rico Paul with the murder of Paul Reiter.
Reiter was a long-time employee of the "St. Louis American" newspaper.
Investigators said Reiter may have run into some people who were trying to burglarize his neighbor when he was killed.
Paul is also charged with armed criminal action and first degree attempted burglary. He is being held without bond.