(KMOV) – Police have identified a man found dead in a north St. Louis street early Tuesday morning.
Authorities said the body of 22-year-old James King was discovered with an apparent gunshot to the head near the intersection of McLaran and Halls Ferry around 5:20 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said King also had cuts to his hands and face and appeared to have been dead for an extended period of time.
Authorities have not yet officially determined his cause of death.
The investigation is ongoing.