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Death of man found at 17th and White in Kansas City is ruled a homicide

Kansas City police said Wednesday the death of a man whose body was found on Aug. 7 has been ruled a homicide. This Google Maps Street View of the neighborhood is from November 2016.
Kansas City police said Wednesday the death of a man whose body was found on Aug. 7 has been ruled a homicide. This Google Maps Street View of the neighborhood is from November 2016.

Kansas City police on Wednesday said the death of man whose body was found last week at 17th Street and White Avenue has been ruled a homicide.

The victim has been identified as Justin Graham, 26. A resident contacted police after seeing the body. Arriving officers found Graham, who was later pronounced dead.

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

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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