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Woman found shot to death behind vacant home in St. Louis

Homicide detectives and police investigate the scene where a woman was found shot to death in the backyard of vacant home along the 5000 block of Enright Ave. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. Two police officers on an unrelated call found the body. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com

UPDATED at 7 a.m. Thursday with victim's address

ST. LOUIS —  Police have identified a woman found dead from a gunshot wound Monday in the 5000 block of Enright Avenue as Brandi Leachman, 33. 

Police said two officers were on a call Monday around 10 a.m. and found Leachman's body in the backyard of a vacant home on Enright.

Police said Leachman lived in the 3900 block of Page Boulevard.

Initially, police received a call saying someone had tried to set a home on fire after breaking in.

Police have not said if the homicide and other incident are related.

Anyone with information about the woman's death is asked to call the Homicide Division at 314-444-5371 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

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