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Police investigating after man found dead in north St. Louis County

Police said the man's cause of death has not been determined.
Credit: KSDK

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — St. Louis County police are investigating after a man was found dead on the ground in north St. Louis County Thursday morning.

Officers with the St. Louis County Police Department were called to the 9000 block of Halls Ferry Road for a report of a person down. When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive man on the ground. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police said the man's cause of death has not been determined, and his identity has not been released. A homicide investigation is underway, the police department said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 to speak to investigators or leave an anonymous tip with CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

Resources for crime victims:

If you have been a victim of a crime or know someone who has been, 5 On Your Side has compiled a list of resources.

Better Family Life is a nonprofit community development organization working to “stabilize inner-city neighborhoods.” One aspect of its mission is a gun violence de-escalation program.

To learn more, call 314-381-8200 or visit https://www.betterfamilylife.org/

Life Outside of Violence “helps those harmed by stabbing, gunshot or assault receive the treatment, support and resources they need to find alternatives to end the cycle of violence.”

To learn more, call 314-327-6697 or email: ProjectLOV@WUSTL.edu

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis has an anti-crime program called “Safety Net for Youth Initiative,” which is a joint partnership between and Saint Louis Public Schools to provide services to at-risk youth.

To learn more, visit https://www.ulstl.com/anti-crime-initiative.html

Cure Violence is an international organization that has recently launched in a handful of St. Louis neighborhoods. Violence interrupters are trained to deescalate violent situations within their own communities. To learn more, visit https://cvg.org/