Jackson County authorities are investigating as a homicide the death of a man whose body was found Thursday night inside a burned portable restroom near Longview Lake.
The victim was identified Friday as 30-year-old Jackson Guzman of Shawnee.
A Jackson County park ranger discovered the body about 8 p.m. in the parking lot of the Frank White Jr. Softball Complex, in the 3900 block of Southwest Longview Road in Lee’s Summit.
The remains were heavily charred.
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Someone alerted authorities that the portable restroom was on fire.
Investigators ask anyone with information about the death to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).
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