INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Police are investigating a homicide Tuesday after a man died from injuries sustained at a home in Independence, police say.
Independence Police spokesman John Syme said officers were called at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13 to the 800 block of South Huttig Avenue for a reported aggravated assault.
When officers arrived, they found 30-year-old Christopher D. Waggoner with critical injuries outside a residence. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died. A woman was also found at the scene. She was taken to a nearby hospital as well but was later released.
Police are investigating the man’s death as a homicide. They say he was stabbed to death.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 or Independence police at 816-325-7777 or firstname.lastname@example.org.