Police say body of man believed to be in his 40s found on KCMO sidewalk result of homicide
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police updated a suspicious death to a homicide after a body was found Wednesday.
Officer Darin Snapp with the Kansas City Police Department tells FOX 4 around 11:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to an area near East 8th Street and Forest Avenue upon reports of a body.
Responding officers found what they believe to be a 40-year-old man dead on the sidewalk.
According to police, witnesses were walking by and found the man unresponsive.
Police called it a homicide investigation after determining the cause of death to be blunt force trauma.