ST. LOUIS — Dental records have been used to identify a man whose burned remains were found in a St. Louis trash bin.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police on Tuesday identified the victim as 29-year-old Breyon Jamaul Robinson of Spanish Lake. He was reported missing Saturday, one day after his remains were found in a trash bin in the city, near Fairground Park.

Police have ruled the death a homicide. A cause of death has not been released.


Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com

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