Police are investigating after two burned bodies were found several blocks apart Sunday morning in north St. Louis.
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said homicide investigators don't believe the incidents are related at this time.
Police responded to the 5800 block of Emma Avenue shortly after 6:30 a.m., near the border of the Walnut Park West and Walnut Park East neighborhoods. A burned body was found in an alley. A separate scene on the 5900 block of W. Florissant Avenue was connected to the investigation, police said.
Crews also responded to a house fire Sunday morning on the 4900 block of Thrush Avenue in the Walnut Park East neighborhood. The fire was put out within 30 minutes, and a burned body was found.