The Big Bloody: Federal Parolee Found Executed in Car

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St. Louis police report that James Brown, 36, was discovered dead in a vehicle Tuesday night in the 5600 block of Maffitt Avenue in north city.


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The 5600 block of Maffitt as viewed from Clara Avenue.

Police responded to the scene around 10:10 p.m. Tuesday where they discovered the victim in an auto. He had been shot multiple times in the head and face.

Police say Brown was a federal parolee, though they did not elaborate on why he'd served time. An investigation is ongoing.

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