ST. LOUIS (AP) — The badly burned body of a man was found in an alleyway on the north end of St. Louis, police there said.
The body was found shortly before 7:30 a.m. Wednesday behind several condemned homes, police said. Authorities have not released the name or other identifying details of the victim or publicly speculated on how he died.
Detectives spent the morning canvassing the neighborhood looking for evidence and possible witnesses. No arrests had been reported in the case by Thursday morning.