Police identify body found in backyard of home in north St. Louis

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Associated Press

Posted on November 23, 2012 at 10:36 AM

Updated Friday, Nov 23 at 10:46 AM

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis police have identified a man found shot to death in the backyard of a home.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the victim is identified as 20-year-old Nathan Reed III of St. Louis.

Police were called Wednesday night and told the body of a man was in the yard. Reed was shot in the chest and abdomen and pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses told police that a man came up to Reed and began shooting, then fled. Police are searching for the killer.

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