Right now the KCMO homicide count stands at 116 . . . Nearly 10% higher than last year's record pace.
We had hoped the weekend would prove peaceful but this Sunday night investigation might determine otherwise.
Here's the report and follow-up coverage . . .
Suspicious Death 2900 Block of Wabash
(Last Night) at about 9:30 pm officers were called to an apartment in the 2900 block of Wabash on an EMS call regarding an unresponsive person.
On arrival officers were directed by the caller into an apartment building there where they located the deceased victim , an adult male, unresponsive with unknown injuries inside the building. EMS declared the victim deceased here at the scene.
Detectives will be canvassing for any witnesses and the crime scene investigators will be processing for evidence to help detectives determine what lead up to the death. Detectives will also be working with the medical examiner to determine the cause of death.
If anyone has any information or saw anything here tonight they are asked to call Homicide detectives directly at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 816-474-TIPS.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - UPDATE, 12:30 a.m.: Around 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 18, officers were called to an apartment regarding an unresponsive person. Kansas City Police says the person was an adult male. EMS declared him dead at the scene. Detectives are canvassing for any witnesses and are working with the medical examiner to determine the cause of death.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Police Department is investigating a suspicious death after finding a body at an apartment Sunday night. Police were called to the apartment in the 2900 block of Wabash Avenue at about 9:30 p.m. on calls of an unresponsive person.
Update . . .
The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department said a call that started as a suspicious death investigation Sunday night has now been ruled a homicide. Police said officers were called to an apartment in the 2900 block of Wabash Avenue around 9:30 p.m. to investigate an ambulance call regarding a man who was found unresponsive.
Developing . . .