The fire is not considered suspicious, but the cause is under investigation.
Kim Bell is a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
ST. LOUIS — Two men were shot, one of them fatally, shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday in the Lewis Place neighborhood.
The crash was near Amherst Park in the city's West End neighborhood.
The victim is Rafael Givens, 33.
The heat wave will persist through the rest of the week.
The crime was about three blocks north of Forest Park Parkway, and east of North Skinker Boulevard.
Davaun Winters, 17, was found shortly before 4 a.m. at a gas station at 4355 South Broadway, near Osceola Street. A 16-year-old boy in the car was uninjured.
Robert Michael “R.J.” Dorsey, was shot about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of Vegas Drive, in south St. Louis County. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
The driver was thrown from the car about 3 a.m. and died at the scene, police said. The force of the crash left a gaping hole in the BMO Harris bank building.