Florissant teen found dead in North County hotel room

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Published: Mar. 15, 2022 at 5:59 PM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A man was found dead in a North County hotel room Tuesday afternoon.

St. Louis County police told News 4 officers were called to the Budget Inn in the 1400 block of Dunn Rd. around 2:20 p.m. Police said the initial call was for a sudden death but further investigation revealed the death was a homicide.

The victim, later identified as 19-year-old Brandon Lockhart, of Florissant, who was found dead inside the hotel room has not been publicly identified. The investigation is still ongoing.

correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the location of the Budget Inn. News 4 apologies for the error.