Police: Janitor found dead at Webster Groves school committed suicide

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Avery Elementary School

WEBSTER GROVES, MO (KTVI) – A 35-year-old janitor found dead at inside a local school Tuesday morning committed suicide, the Webster Groves Police Department said Wednesday.

A co-worker found the man’s body before 6 a.m. at Avery Elementary School, located in the 900 block of N. Bompart Avenue.

The man, who has not been identified, lived in Imperial.

Foul play is not suspected.

Fox 2 typically does not report  on suicides. However, because this happened at a school and could lead to parental and community worries, our station thought it in the best interest to alleviate those concerns.