St. Louis police identify man whose remains were found in basement

ST. LOUIS (AP) – St. Louis police have identified a person whose remains were found in the basement of a home last month, but the circumstances of his death remain under investigation.

Police on Monday identified the remains as those of 86-year-old Herbert Lee Brown. The remains were discovered March 15 at a home in north St. Louis.

An autopsy is planned to determine Brown’s cause of death, but police are calling it “suspicious.”