Man found dead on Memorial Day near previous homicide in KCMO

KCMO Police Investigate a murder.
KCMO Police Investigate a murder.(KCTV5)
Published: May. 29, 2023 at 5:53 AM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Hours after one homicide, Kansas City police went to a second at E. 52nd Street and Walrond Avenue.

That is about a mile northeast of a different homicide that happened in the area of E. 56th Street and Park Avenue.

The homicide in the area of 52nd and Walrond happened at 12:30 a.m.

Upon arrival, officers found a man who was suffering from unknown bodily trauma inside a residence.

Officers performed first aid until EMS arrived and declared him deceased. On Wednesday, he was identified as 42-year-old Wardell Woods.

There is no suspect information available at this time.

The circumstances surrounding the homicide are still being investigated.