Kansas City 2023 Homicide #70: Deadly Memorial Day Weekend Cont'd

Since Friday Kansas City has suffered three homicides.

Unofficially, Kansas City's homicide count hits #70 and, once again, surpasses the record breaking pace set in 2020 - A year of civil unrest wherein KCMO suffered more killings than at any other time in recorded history. 

Here's the first report and more info from the local news stations . . .

Homicide 4181 Sterling

05-28-2023 just after 8 am, officers were dispatched on a party down in the back parking lot of the closed Applebees at 4181 Sterling Ave.  Upon arrival officers located an adult male who appeared to be unresponsive and suffering from unknown bodily trauma.  EMS arrived on scene and declared the victim deceased.

There is no suspect information available at this time. The circumstances surrounding the homicide are still being investigated.

Detectives and crime scene personnel are on scene canvassing the area for witnesses and evidence.

If anyone saw anything in this area or has any information they are asked to contact the Homicide Unit directly at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 816-474-TIPS.

There is a reward of up to $25,000 for information submitted anonymously to the TIPS hotline that result in an arrest.

We are working with Partners for Peace in all our homicide investigations to monitor risks for retaliation and provide social services to affected residents.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .

Homicide investigation opened in KC after man found unresponsive in former Applebee's parking lot

The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday in the parking lot of a permanently closed restaurant.Just after 8 a.m., officers were dispatched to a party in the back parking lot of a former Applebees at 4181 Sterling Ave.

KCPD investigating homicide where victim was found behind closed restaurant

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Detectives with Kansas City police are investigating after a man was found dead Sunday morning behind a closed Applebee's at Blue Ridge Crossing. KCPD says officers were called just after 8 a.m. when a driver on I-70 called 911 to report they saw someone on the ground behind the closed restaurant.

Man found dead in homicide Sunday morning at former Applebee's near Sterling Avenue

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man died in a homicide Sunday morning at a former Applebee's restaurant in Kansas City, Missouri. Just after 8 a.m. officers with the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department responded to 4181 Sterling Ave., the location of an Applebee's that has since closed.

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