35-year-old found dead at Webster Groves school


Avery Elementary School

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WEBSTER GROVES, MO (KTVI) – Police were called to Avery Elementary School overnight after a death on-campus.

The body of a 35-year-old man was found at the school, located in the 900 block of N. Bompart Avenue. The Webster Groves Police Department has said the death is not suspicious. Investigators do not believe anybody else was in the building. Students and staff were not at any risk.

It is believed that at no point during the incident were there other people in the building, students and staff were never in harm’s way and there is not believed that there was ever a public safety risk.

A spokeswoman for the Webster Groves School District said a previously scheduled event at the school was cancelled for the day.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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