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Police: St. Louis murder suspect doused man with accelerant, set him on fire

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Police are investigating a gruesome homicide that happened in St. Louis' Carondelet neighborhood early Saturday morning. (Credit: KMOV) Police are investigating a gruesome homicide that happened in St. Louis' Carondelet neighborhood early Saturday morning. (Credit: KMOV)
Derrion Gray is charged with setting a man on fire and killing him (Credit: KMOV) Derrion Gray is charged with setting a man on fire and killing him (Credit: KMOV)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A St. Louis man has been charged with setting another man on fire, which resulted in his death.

Police said the gruesome murder of McAlister Presley, 34, happened around 3:30 a.m. in the 5500 block of Virginia.

Police said Derrion Gray, 27, of the 7000 block of Nottingham, is charged with murder and armed criminal action. Police said he doused Presley in an accelerant and set him on fire. Presley was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other information is available at this time.

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