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Police identify burned human remains found in north St. Louis dumpster

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Police are investigating a scene where burned human remains were found in North St. Louis. (Credit: KMOV) Police are investigating a scene where burned human remains were found in North St. Louis. (Credit: KMOV)
NORTH ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

Using dental records, police have identified the victim of a homicide after a burned body was found in a trash bin on January 26.

Officers received a call for help and responded to the 4200 block of Kossuth Avenue, about a block away from Fairground Park in north St. Louis. Around 11 a.m., they discovered the burned remains of Breyon Jamaul Robinson in a dumpster nearby.

Investigators were able to determine Robinson, who lived in the 1600 block of Forestedge Drive. was 29. 

Originally the incident had been ruled a "suspicious death," but police reclassified it as a homicide. 

Any tips regarding the homicide should be given to CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS.

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