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.