Body found on Northland in north St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis homicide detectives are investigating a body found in the backyard of a residence in the 5100 block of Northland early Sunday afternoon.

Police were summoned to Northland just before 1 pm for an unrelated call, when they were alerted to a body found in the backyard of a residence. Police say the victim is an African-American male in his 20’s.