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Man found dead outside house near Swope Park

Updated: 2013-08-21T15:51:06Z

Police are investigating a possible homicide after a person was found dead in the yard of a house near Swope Park.

Police received a call about 6:15 a.m. Wednesday from a person saying an ambulance was needed for a man who was lying in a yard next to the caller’s house near East 62nd Street and Jackson Avenue.

The victim suffered from unknown injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are investigating the man’s death as a possible homicide.

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


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ROBERT A. CRONKLETON | THE KANSAS CITY STAR

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