Kansas City police investigating homicide near 56th & Swope

The KCPD is investigating a homicide in the 3700 block of E. 56th Street.
The KCPD is investigating a homicide in the 3700 block of E. 56th Street.(Via @sheriffforte on Twitter)
Published: Nov. 23, 2022 at 2:59 PM CST
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in a front yard.

The police department said officers went to the 3700 block of E. 56th St. just after 1 p.m. to conduct a welfare check.

That is near the intersection of E. 56th Street and Swope Parkway/Cleveland Avenue. It also appears to be north of Swope Parkway Church of Christ.

When they arrived, they found an unresponsive man who was down in a front yard and had sustained “unknown injuries.”

EMS went to the scene and declared the man deceased.

Based on the preliminary investigation, homicide investigators were called to the scene. They are going to work with crime scene investigators and the medical examiner to process the scene. They will also be canvassing for witnesses.

Furthermore, they will work to identify the man and determine what caused his death.

Anyone with information is asked to call the KCPD’s Homicide Unit directly at 816-234-5043. You can also anonymously call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

There is a reward of up to $25,000 for information that’s submitted anonymously to the TIPS Hotline.