Police identify man found dead behind St. Louis apartment complex

Police identify man found dead behind St. Louis apartment complex

According to police, the victim was found inside with multiple gunshot wounds inside a car parked at the North Newstead Five Apartments in the 4100 block of Newstead around 5:30 p.m.

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on March 7, 2014 at 5:28 AM

Updated Friday, Mar 7 at 6:22 AM

(KMOV) -- Police have identified a man who was found shot to death behind an apartment complex in north St. Louis Wednesday evening.

Police say 38-year-old Dion Stovall, of the 4400 block of Lee Ave., was found with multiple gunshot wounds inside a parked car behind the North Newstead Five Apartments in the 4100 block of Newstead Ave. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say a witness reported seeing someone firing numerous shots into Stovall's vehicle before fleeing the scene in an unknown direction.

Additional details on the suspect were not available.

The investigation is ongoing.

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