Man found burned, stabbed to death in south St. Louis home - KMOV.com

Man found burned, stabbed to death in south St. Louis home

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By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer

(KMOV)-- Police are investigating a suspicious death in south St. Louis.

Louis Ray Finchem, 67, was found dead at his home in the 5200 block of Dewey around 7 p.m. Tuesday.

When police arrived to the scene Finchem's clothes had been burned and he had a head wound. The small fire had put itself out.

Finchem was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities said the incident originally appeared to be an accidental death but has since been called a suspicious death after investigators received information from the medical examiner indicating Finchem had wounds consistent with stab wounds.

The investigation is ongoing.

 

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