Man killed after confrontation with Central Transport employees identified

ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – The man who died after getting into a confrontation with Central Transport employees while he was breaking into trailers on the property has been identified as 55-year-old Charles Lee Bell.

Employees say Bell, when confronted, said he had a gun. A struggle ensued, and they were able to restrain him until police arrived.

Bell was unresponsive, and later pronounced dead at a local hospital. No weapon was recovered from the scene.

Authorities haven't yet determined the cause of Bell's death. The Homicide Unit is leading the investigation.

No additional information was immediately available.


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