UPDATE: KCK police have identified this man as 20-year-old Johnathan Devol, of Independence. Police said Devol was last seen Oct. 16 near the Kansas River below the 12th Street Bridge. Initial autopsy results indicate his death was accidental, according to police.


KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kansas City, Kansas, police are investigating after finding a man’s body near the Kansas River.

Saturday afternoon, officers were called to the eastern banks of the Kansas River, south of Interstate 670 and north of Kansas Avenue.

Kansas City, Kansas, police found the body of what appeared to be an adult male.

Initial investigations indicated the individual had not been in the water for an extended period of time.

The incident is under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

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