(KMOV) –- Firefighters found a person dead on the second floor of an abandoned home that caught fire early Friday morning.
This happened in the 3800 block of Cottage Avenue in north St. Louis. This is near the historic Ville area.
Police and firefighters closed off traffic around 6:00 a.m. at Cottage and Vandeventer to fight and investigate the fire.
Neighbors say a man would go in there and sleep from time to time.
Police have not confirmed the gender of the victim but the say the victim was an adult.