(Barnhart) The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case of a man found dead in his home. On Tuesday afternoon, deputies were called to the 1500 block of Valley Garden Drive in Barnhart for a “check of the well-being” of an individual. Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Grant Bissell says a deputy met a family member at the residence and attempted to enter the home.
Bissell says another family member arrived who had keys to the home.
Bissell says the man’s body has been turned over to the St. Louis Medical Examiner’s Office. The name of the man has not been released. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office continues its investigation.