South County, Missouri – St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder, 33, was murdered almost immediately after exiting his patrol vehicle responding to a call on Thursday morning October 6, 2016. The St. Louis County Police Department was called after Trenton Forster was banging on the doors of a house at around 5 AM. Forster reportedly had a relationship with a girl in the house. The occupants called 911.
Officer Blake Snyder was a 4-year veteran and is survived by his wife and 2-year-old son. Anybody who would like to donate to support Officer Blake Snyder’s family are asked to donate to Backstoppers, a nonprofit that financially assists families of fallen first responders. Backstoppers announced that they would be working to help support Officer Snyder’s family.