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KC police identify man found Sunday on patch of grass in east KC

Kansas City police have released the name of a 20-year-old man whose body was found Sunday in the 2200 block Chelsea Avenue as Bladimir Berzunza.

The cause of death has not been released but police are investigating the death as a homicide.

Berzunza, a Kansas City resident, was found about 9:30 a.m. on a patch of tall grass. He was also known as Berzunza-Perez.

No other details surrounding the death were released.

Anyone with information should call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (816-474-8477).

Glenn E. Rice: 816-234-4341, @GRicekcstar

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