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Homicide suspected after human remains found under carpet in yard

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Skeletal remains were found in the backyard of a residence in the 4400 block of Labadie Avenue. (Credit: KMOV) Skeletal remains were found in the backyard of a residence in the 4400 block of Labadie Avenue. (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Four months after human remains were found underneath carpet in the backyard of a home, the cause of death has been ruled a homicide.

Police said 56-year-old Isadore Spruell's body was found in the 4400 block of Labadie in north St. Louis on March 22, 2016. 

On July 20, a medical examiner ruled Spruell died of craniocerebral blunt trauma. 

No suspects have been taken into custody.

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