Police: Body of shooting victim found in burning car

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SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KTVI)- Police are investigating after a body was found inside a burning car in south St. Louis. A call went out around 3:30am for a burning vehicle at McRee and Lawrence. Firefighters discovered the body when they put out the fire.

The car and the body were badly burned, but police have identified the victim as Vincent Cascella, 24, of Baldwin, MO. The investigation revealed he had been shot several times in the head.

The investigation is ongoing.