A man found unresponsive inside a parked car in the far east side of Kansas City Thursday evening is the city’s first homicide of 2018.
Kansas City police have launched a homicide investigation after a man was found Thursday evening unresponsive inside a parked car.
Officers were sent to a reported accident at U.S. 40 and Manchester Trafficway just before 10 p.m. Paramedics were summoned to the scene and found the man had died.
Last year, there were 149 homicides reported, the highest number since 1993. That year the city had 153 killings.
Investigators have not said how the man died. The victim’s name was not released. Police had no suspect or witness information.
Police asked anyone with information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).