ARNOLD, Missouri – Police say a man was found dead after a 2-alarm fire ripped through a house in Arnold on Monday.
Authorities responded to the fire at a home at 2435 Bock Drive near Jefferson County Ave. about 1:45 p.m.
Firefighters searched the home and found a man inside.
The victim, identified as Paul Link, 48, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Fire crews battled the blaze and got it out within 10 minutes.
An autopsy later revealed Link died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
The state fire marshal continues to investigate.