Body of man who had been shot found in burning Missouri home

4 months 2 days 23 hours ago Friday, October 20 2017 Oct 20, 2017 Friday, October 20, 2017 8:54:45 AM CDT October 20, 2017 in News
Source: AP
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities have found the body of a man who had been shot in the basement of a boarded-up northern St. Louis County home while investigating a small fire there.

St. Louis County police said in a news release that officers and firefighters responded Thursday night after smoke was seen coming out of the home. Crews put out a small fire and found the man's body while looking for other possible fires. The release says the man had suffered from at least one gunshot wound.

The name of the slain man wasn't immediately released.

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