'Suspicious death' investigation underway after body found in So - KMOV.com

'Suspicious death' investigation underway after body found in South City

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Investigators in the 3100 block of Oregon Avenue (Credit: KMOV) Investigators in the 3100 block of Oregon Avenue (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Police were called after a body was found in south St. Louis Monday morning.

The body was found outside in the 3100 block of Oregon Avenue around 6:40 a.m.

Homicide detectives have been called to investigate the death, which is being called "suspicious" by officials. 

The man's cause of death has not been released.

This story will be updated as more information is released.

Editor's note: Police originally told News 4 the body belonged to a woman but later issued a correction stating the deceased was a man.

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