Man shot, set on fire in Cahokia Heights; Major Case Squad investigating

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Published: Aug. 25, 2023 at 1:51 PM CDT
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CAHOKIA HEIGHTS (KMOV) -- A man was shot multiple times and set on fire Thursday in Cahokia Heights, police said.

The man was found in the 5800 block of Pocket Road. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police later identified him as 21-year-old Miljavon Sawyer of Cahokia Heights.

The Major Case Squad is investigating the homicide. Anyone can leave an anonymous tip with CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477 or contact the Major Case Squad directly at 618-332-4260 with information in the case.