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St. Louis police identify body found in burning vehicle, homicide investigation underway

On Friday, police identified the person as 41-year-old Jerome Roberts

ST. LOUIS — A homicide investigation is underway after a vehicle fire in north St. Louis.

Emergency crews were called to the scene at Montclair and Wells avenues in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood Tuesday morning. After putting out a fire in a vehicle, first responders discovered a body inside, police confirmed.

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department’s homicide unit was requested to come to the scene and investigate further.

On Friday, police identified the person as 41-year-old Jerome Roberts.

Anyone with information should contact SLMPD's homicide division at 314-444-5371 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

This story will be updated as 5 On Your Side receives more information.