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Hit and run suspect in custody after pedestrian death

By AP/St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis – A suspect is in custody in the death of a St. Louis pedestrian who was run over and then dragged for several blocks.

The suspect's name has not been released because formal charges have not been filed, but police confirmed Monday a suspect is in custody.

The incident happened near North Grand Blvd. The victim was Robert Hogans, 39, of St. Louis.

Police say the driver fled the scene. Hogans' body was found about 5 a.m. Sunday in an alley. Authorities say he had been dragged for several blocks.