Homicide in North County

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – On Friday at approximately 6:59 am, the St. Louis County Police officers from the North County Precinct responded to the 6800 block of Chesapeake Drive of a call for service regarding a suspicious death.

According to police, when officers arrived at the scene, they located a deceased adult male victim, possibly in his late 20s, in a vacant apartment. Upon further investigation, officers found that the male suffered from an apparent gunshot wound.

The incident has been re-classified to a homicide and the investigation is being led by the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons.

The investigation remains very active at this time. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

If anyone has any information regarding the incident, they can contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210.