ST. LOUIS ( -- A police pursuit ended in downtown St. Louis Friday morning after starting in the Metro East.

The chase, which is believed to have started near Belleville around 8:30 a.m. eventually crossed over the Poplar Street Bridge and the suspect exited at the Lumiere Casino exit.

The driver is a suspect in a Major Case Squad investigation tied to the murder of a man in Edwardsville Tuesday.

[READ: Major Case Squad identifies man found dead in Edwardsville, foul play suspected]

43-year-old Scott David Brown was found dead near Poag Road and Illinois Route 111 and investigators believe his death was suspicious. 

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After leading officers on a 30-minute chase, the suspect eventually pulled over near downtown St. Louis and put his hands out. Police took him into custody near 18th and Cole.

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