TDoR 1970 / 1970 / June / 19 / Jo-Jo Hamm

Jo-Jo Hamm

Age 30

19 Jun 1970
East St. Louis, Missouri (USA)

Jo-Jo Hamm

Jo-Jo was found slumped dead in a car. She had been shot three times.

Impersonator Found Shot To Death In Car (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, MO, USA, 1970-06-21)

Joseph (Jo-Jo) Hamm, a female impersonator, was found shot to death at 7:30 a.m. yesterday in an automobile in the 1800 block of Piggott Avenue, East St. Louis.

[She] was 30 years old and lived at 618 North Sixth Street, East St. Louis.

Hamm was wearing women's clothing when [she] was shot three times and left in the car. A woman walking past saw the body slumped across the seat and went to the nearby home of a security guard. He returned to the car with her and then telephoned police.

Deputy Coroner John Kassly said the victim apparently had been dead for several hours.

Report added: 30 Apr 2024. Last updated: 4 May 2024

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