UPDATE 12 p.m. Police just confirmed that the person killed at Cementland this morning was owner Bob Cassilly, 61. Mayor Francis Slay also tweeted the news at 11:53 a.m.
Original story follows...
St. Louis police report that a man identified only as a "white male" male died this morning in north St. Louis. Television news stations report that the victim was found dead in a bulldozer he was operating.
Cassilly, founder of the City Museum, has been working on Cementland for more than a decade. Cassilly himself could be found from time to time operating one of the bulldozers at the site.
Police say the victim was found dead at 8:04 this morning. More information as it develops.
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