Police investigating suspicious death
By: Amy Armour
A 44-year-old St. Charles man was found dead in his apartment on Oct. 11.
St. Charles Police are investigating the suspicious death of Scott E. Barnes. A family member had failed to reach Barnes by telephone, and went to his apartment at 1:45 p.m. on Oct. 11. The family member arrived to find Barnes unresponsive in his apartment in the 1300 block of Fox Chase Apartment in St. Charles. Barnes lived alone.
A cause of death has yet to be determined. Investigators are working with the medical examiner’s office and following up on Barnes’ activities in the hours preceding the 911 call.
Anyone with information is asked to call St. Charles police at 949-3300 or Crimestopper at 939-3333.