Independence police say man stabbed to death

07/29/2013 6:41 PM

07/29/2013 6:41 PM

An Independence man died after returning to his home with a stab wound early Saturday.

Corey Laykovich, 22, died at a hospital.

Laykovich came to his home near Independence Center about 3 a.m. and went to his room, said his stepfather, Bob Norris. A family member heard strange breathing sounds and discovered Laykovich had been stabbed.

“We don’t know where he was or where he came from,” Norris said.

Police are investigating the case as a homicide. They are asking anyone with information about Laykovich’s actions Friday night or Saturday morning, or who may know anything about the stabbing, to call the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

The family has set up a fund to pay for Laykovich’s expenses at

https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/cns2/donations-for-corey

Videos

Join the discussion

is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service