July 20, 2014

Kansas City man killed in fight identified

Anthony T. Beasley, 46, was killed in a struggle Saturday night. Police are still investigating the incident.

Police on Sunday identified a man killed in a fight near 54th Street and Norton Avenue as Anthony T. Beasley, 46, of Kansas City.

Officers responded to the scene about 7 p.m. Saturday and found a man and a woman struggling with Beasley. He was not breathing when police arrived. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The cause of death and circumstances surrounding the struggle were under investigation Sunday, police said. The other people involved in the struggle were detained for further investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact 816-474-TIPS (8477).

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