ST. LOUIS – A man was found dead Wednesday morning at a north St. Louis motel.

Police were called to the First Western Inn, located in the 4800 block of N. Broadway, for a report of a suspicious death. When officers arrived they found Darnell Jones, 41, with a puncture wound to his head. The type of weapon used to kill him is unknown.

The victim was killed sometime between Monday and Wednesday. His identity has not been released.

The homicide division has been activated to investigate the death.

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