Man found dead inside car in Berkeley

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BERKELEY, MO – A man was found dead inside a car in Berkeley, MO Friday morning. Around 11:00 am, Berkeley police were summoned for a report of an unresponsive body in a vehicle in the 6800 block of Berkridge. Officers arriving on the scene discovered a deceased person in the vehicle.

The Berkeley Police Department has asked the St. Louis County Police Department for assistance and the case is now being investigated by the Bureau of Crimes Against Persons.

The victim was identified as 55-year-old  Melvin Whitted, Jr. of St. Louis.

Police say Whitted died from a gunshot wound.

If you have any information related to this case, please contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210. To remain anonymous or potentially receive a reward, please contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS(8477).


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