Body found in vehicle that crashed into a tree

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis police homicide detectives have taken over the investigation of a traffic accident on Delmar, after it was discovered that the driver died from gunshots. Investigators say the car was found crashed into a tree in 4400 block of Delmar around 6:30 pm Monday evening.

Witnesses report hearing gunshots prior to the crash.