Marcus Gosa, East St. Louis Homicide No. 5, Found in Driveway with Bullet to Head

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East St. Louis police have identified the body discovered in driveway around 10 a.m. Sunday morning. Marcus Gosa, 17, was pronounced dead on the scene, the victim of a single gunshot wound to the head.

Gosa's body was dicovered in one of these driveways in the 1400 block of N. 44th Street.
  • Gosa's body was dicovered in one of these driveways in the 1400 block of N. 44th Street.
Authorities are asking anyone with information into Gosa's death to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.

Gosa was a senior at East St. Louis High School. Yesterday his principal sent out a letter to staff calling for an assembly in which a crisis management team would talk to students.

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