Kansas City police on Tuesday identified a homeless man found beaten to death under a bridge Saturday night as James West, 52.
Police were called to the bridge near Swope Parkway and Michigan Avenue about 10:35 p.m. Saturday. The 911 caller initially reported that West had been stabbed but police later determined he had been beaten.
West lived under the bridge, police said. Investigators did have any suspect or motive information to release.