Feb 22, 2021 9:00 PM

Homicide: Man's body found near basketball court in KC park

Posted Feb 22, 2021 9:00 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a south Kansas City park as a homicide.

Officers responded Sunday afternoon to a call for medics to Minor Park, police said in a news release.

The man’s body was found inside the park near a basketball court, police said.

Police initially declared the death suspicious because of the nature of the victim’s injuries, which police did not detail. Police later declared the death a homicide.

Police did not released the man’s name or any other information about his death

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating as suspicious the death of a man whose body was found in a south Kansas City park.

Officers responded Sunday afternoon to a call for medics to Minor Park, police said in a news release.

The man’s body was found inside the park near a basketball court, police said.

Police said the death is considered suspicious because of the nature of the victim’s injuries, which police did not detail. Police also did not release the man’s name or any other information about his death.