Police identify man found dead in Metro-East motel room - KMOV.com

Police identify man found dead in Metro-East motel room

FAIRMONT CITY, Ill. (KMOV) -- The Major Case Squad have released the name of the man whose body was found Sunday morning in a Fairmont City motel room. Authorities said Octavio Contreras, 33, was the victim of a homicide.

Police were called around 11:15 a.m. to a room at the Royal Relax Inn, 5280 Collinsville Road, where a Hispanic man was found dead.

Major Jeff Connor, commander of the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis, said the preliminary autopsy results indicate Mr. Contreras died as the result of a gun shot wound.

The Major Case Squad is still asking for the public's help with this investigation and asks anybody that knows Mr. Contreras to contact the Fairmont City Police Department. 618-874-1751

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