Homicide investigated in Blue Summit, person in custody

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Police investigated a homicide in Blue Summit, Mo., on July 16, 2013. (WDAF-TV)

Police investigated a homicide in Blue Summit, Mo., on July 16, 2013. (WDAF-TV)

BLUE SUMMIT, Mo. — Authorities are investigating a homicide Tuesday evening in Blue Summit, Mo.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was called to the area of 18th and Tilden Avenue and found a 74-year-old man dead inside his home.

There was an “active manhunt” for a “person of interest” in the case. Around 9 p.m., authorities said they had a person in custody.

No other information was immediately available, including how the man may have died.

The victim’s name has not been released.

Look for updates Wednesday on the FOX 4 Morning News.

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