Police search for suspect after man found dead under bridge

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are searching for a homicide suspect after a man was found dead under a bridge near Swope Parkway and Bruce R. Watkins Drive Saturday night.

Police said they received a call on a reported cutting at 10:38 p.m. When they arrived at the scene they found a man dead under the bridge from unknown injuries.

Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte tweeted the suspect’s description, saying he is a white man with brown hair, a beard and a mustache. He is described as 150-160 lbs, 5’8″ tall and was last seen wearing a white shirt and blue pants in the area of Swope and 71 Hwy.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816.474.TIPS. All calls remain anonymous.



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