We know this isn't necessarily a sports story, but it does take place in St. Louis, and it does involve beer, so we're just gonna run with it.
On Sunday night, a 70-year-old man was shot and killed in his home in St. Louis, a home that had been suffering from a blackout after a monstrous icestorm. (One that kept our electrician father working all night, all weekend.)
That's the basic fact of the situation. You might have some questions. Allow us to answer them.
Who shot him? His wife.
Why did she shoot him? Well ... he offered her a warm beer.
What? Yep. That's what the police say.
Jesus. Hey, beer's not supposed to be warm.
Well, what kind of beer was it? Stag, of course. Warm Stag is unacceptable, under any circumstances.
No word yet on the identity of the woman or her husband, though a little part of us wonders if the last name is Vick.
Warm Beer Led To Killing, Police Say [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]