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EAST ST. LOUIS, IL. (KTVI) –  An update on the investigation of a body found in a burned out car Monday in East St. Louis off 18th street, near Broadway.

The Major Case Squad says the victim found in the vehicle was 43-year-old Antonio L. Jones of Ferguson. They further stated Wednesday night that there was a person of interest in the case, 43-year-old Hairl T. Johnson.

Authorities are looking for Mr. Johnson and asking for the public’s help to locate him. If you’ve seen Hairl Johnson, please contact the Major Case Squad at 618-274-5434.