Police release name of woman found dead near KCK park

Wyandotte County authorities have identified a woman whose body was found at Seventh Street and Osage Avenue as 51-year-old Bridget Yvonne Watson.

Investigators are waiting for the results of an autopsy to determine the cause of death. It does not appear that her death was crime-related but the investigation continues, authorities said.

Several persons playing basketball in a park alerted police after they saw Watson’s body near a fence on Friday. Emergency crews arrived and tried resuscitate her, but were unsuccessful.