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ST. LOUIS – St. Louis County police are investigating a suspicious death on Bayless Avenue that occurred on Monday night. Police say they were called to a residence around 4:40 pm for a check the welfare call.

Officers found a male in his 50’s deceased in the home. He had been identified as Jeffrey Breitenfeld, 51.

The death is being investigated by the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons and had been classified as a homicide.

If you have any information related to this case, you are urged to call the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS(8477).