Man found dead in East St. Louis; 2nd homicide in 2 days

Man found dead in East St. Louis; 2nd homicide in 2 days

Man found dead in East St. Louis; 2nd homicide in 2 days

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 13, 2013 at 4:58 PM

Updated Sunday, Jan 13 at 6:24 PM

1400 block of N. 44th -- East St. Louis, IL

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East St. Louis, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found dead in East St. Louis on Saturday.

George Schooler, of O'Fallon, Ill., was found dead in the 1400 block of N. 44th St. just after noon.

Police say Schooler appeared to have died from multiple gunshot wounds.

The discovery marks the second homicide in East St. Louis in the past two days. On Friday morning, the body of a 32-year-old man was found in a park in East St. Louis.

Stay with KMOV.com for the latest updates as more information is released.

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