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Homicide investigation underway after man’s body found on bike trail along Indian Creek

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police are now calling the death of a man whose body was found Thursday along a bike trail right off of Indian Creek in south Kansas City a homicide.

Michael Darby, co-owner of Coach's Bar and Grill, 414 West 103rd Street, was apparently walking his dogs on the trail near 102nd and Wornall when he was killed.

Police responded to the scene around 6:30 a.m. when he was discovered by a bicyclist.

Two dogs were seen roaming the area leading investigators to believe the man died while walking his dogs.

FOX 4 will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available. Refresh this page for the latest.

Anyone with information is urged to call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-8477.

Police say the man's death appears suspicious.