WPD: Body found in Swanson Park

the Wichita Police Department (WPD) confirms a body was found in Swanson Park Saturday evening.
the Wichita Police Department (WPD) confirms a body was found in Swanson Park Saturday evening.(KWCH)
Published: Oct. 1, 2022 at 8:33 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - SUNDAY UPDATE: The Wichita Police department has confirmed the person found in Swanson park died by suicide.

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 988.

The Wichita Police Department (WPD) confirms a body was found in Swanson Park Saturday evening.

WPD says a caller walking in the park called 911 saying they had found a dead body in the 1000 block of N. Maize Rd. Authorities believe the body has been in the park decomposing for some time.

WPD says it’s working on getting more information as authorities continue to investigate.