ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A burned body was found in south St. Louis early Tuesday morning.
Police said a man was found burned and lifeless shortly before 1 a.m. in the 6100 block of Pennsylvania. According to police, firefighters found the man near a rear door while extinguishing a fire at the location.
A News 4 photographer on the scene noted that investigators appeared to be focused on the backyard of a home.
Authorities told News 4 that while homicide and bomb and arson are handling the investigating, the incident has been classified as a "suspicious sudden death" pending an autopsy.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Division directly at 314-444-5371 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.
No other information has been made available.