(KMOV) -- City Museum creator and owner Robert Cassilly was found dead in the cab of a bulldozer on Monday morning after family members said he did not return home Sunday evening.
Cassilly's body was discovered around 8 a.m. in the 9400 block of Riverview.
Authorities said 61-year-old Robert "Bob" Cassilly was found deceased in a bulldozer at the location which is currently being developed as Cement Land in north St. Louis City. Initial reports suggested that Cassilly was pinned under the bulldozer, but a spokesman with the St. Louis Fire Department said Cassilly was found in the bulldozer's cab.
A family member told News 4 that Cassilly was working on Sunday and did not return to pick up his kids as scheduled. They found him at the work site Monday morning.
Authorities have not determined how Cassilly died. He is survived by a wife and 4 children.
The City Museum released this statement:
City Museum is saddened by the loss of our founder and inspiration, Robert Cassilly. 1949 - 2011