Sep 17, 2023

Sheriff: Body found on dried-out portion of the Kan. lake bed

Posted Sep 17, 2023 9:45 PM
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HARVEY COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating after the body of a man was found at Harvey County East Park Sunday afternoon, according to the Harvey County Sheriff’s office.

Just before 1p.m.., emergency personnel were dispatched to East Park, 14 N East Lake Road in Newton. A passerby found the body on park property west of North East Lake Road near Northeast 12th Street on the ground of a dried-out portion of the lake bed.

Authorities have not identified the individual or the cause of death.