Carjacking leads to murder in Northwoods

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NORTHWOODS, MO (KPLR)- A late night carjacking ends with one person shot and killed in north St. Louis County.

Investigators say someone stole a car in St. John and fled the scene. The stolen car was found later in a parking lot  on Lucas and Hunt and Natural Bridge. A body was found in the back seat.

St. Louis County police have taken over the investigation from Northwoods.