ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- An Arnold man has been charged in a August South County murder.
St. Louis County police on August 2 were called to investigate a death in the Nottingham Estates Drive following a fire. Police quickly determined the scene was a homicide.
According to police, first responders found the body of James Kwiakowski, 62, dead in a closet. Police said Kwiakowski suffered significant physical injuries.
On Sept. 24, prosecutors charged Brandon Gaertner, 27, of Arnold with second-degree murder.
Police have not said why Gaetner was charged, other than to say forensic evidence at the scene led to his arrest.
No other information was made available.