Christopher Ewing: St. Louis Homicide No. 84; Body Identified in Vacant Lot

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St. Louis police have identified the body of a young black male found Monday in a vacant lot in the 1500 block of Mallinckrodt (below) in north city.

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Christopher Ewing, 22, died from multiple gunshot wounds to the face and head. Police believe the shooting occurred sometime between 11 p.m. Sunday night and 12:30 a.m. Monday morning. Ewing lived in the 5200 block of Thrush a couple miles from where his body was discovered. An investigation is ongoing.

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