St. Louis (KSDK) - Fire marshals with the St. Louis Building Division are investigating after a man fell 18 feet down a freight elevator shaft and died.
The incident happened at an apartment building at the corner of Tucker and St. Charles Street in downtown St. Louis Saturday afternoon.
Investigators with the St. Louis City Fire Department say the man was moving and tried to step into a freight elevator, but the elevator was above him.
The victim has been identified as Bob Reuter, a well known musician.
Investigators are working right now to figure out whether the elevator was up to code.