BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. — Police were called Sunday afternoon to an area on the Kansas River near Shawnee Riverfront Park after a kayaker digging for rocks found a human skull on a sandbar.
Detective Adam Khan with the Bonner Springs Police Department said the skull has been in the river for several decades. The remains are of a male, mid to late age.
The skull is at the Wyandotte County Coroner’s Office, where they will spend the next few days continuing to examine the skull.
Editor’s note: A previous version of this story identified Detective Adam Khan as a member of the Shawnee Police Department. Det. Khan is a member of the Bonner Springs Police Department.