EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- The man found dead in a burned car in St. Louis Monday was positively identified Wednesday using dental records.
The Major Case Squad said 43-year-old Antonio Jones, of Ferguson, Missouri, was found in a burned car in East St. Louis Monday. Police said the vehicle was found on railroad tracks near the intersection of 18th Street and Broadway around 3:00. After putting the fire out, fire crews found a body in the trunk of the car. Police said an autopsy revealed the suspect died of a gunshot wound.
The Major Case Squad was activated Monday to investigate the homicide.
No other information was made available.