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Police investigating homicide near 26th and Cleveland after finding 39-year-old man dead inside KC home

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a homicide Wednesday after finding a man dead inside a Kansas City home, officials say.

KCPD Sgt. Kari Thompson said officers were called just before 2 p.m. Wednesday to a home in the area of 26th Street and Cleveland Avenue on a “nature unknown” call.

When officers arrived, they found 39-year-old David Williard down inside the home. Willard was declared dead at the scene.

Thompson said the death is being investigated as homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.