Police treat body found near bridge as homicide

Posted on: 8:31 am, February 19, 2013, by and , updated on: 12:41pm, February 19, 2013

Body found 29th and Oakley

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a body found near 29th and Oakley in Kansas City, Mo. Police said a passerby discovered the body on the ground near a pedestrian bridge around 7:45 a.m. and called authorities.

Police are not sure how the person died, so they’re treating the manner of death as a homicide.

“We’re not really sure if it is a homicide yet, but we will treat it as one until we prove it otherwise,” said Kansas City, Mo., Police Captain Steve Young.

Police have not released the person’s name, but believe he may be in his 20s.

 

 

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