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18-Year-old man found dead in East St. Louis; 20th homicide of year

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(KMOV.com) – East St. Louis police are investigating the 20th homicide in the city in 2013.

Police say that just before 5:00 a.m. December 6th, Medstar ambulance workers came upon a gunshot victim. Workers found the teen dead in a pool of his own blood in front of a house on the 1400 block of North 44th Street.

The victim has been identified as 18-year –old Roman Brooks. 

No other details have been made available. The investigation is ongoing.

 

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