Police investigate after man found dead in N. Wichita creek
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: The Wichita Police Department is investigating the death of a man found dead in a creek near 28th Street North and Hillside. Police haven’t identified the man but did describe him as being in his early 20s.
Police said about 10:30 a.m. Monday, officers responded to a submersion call. When they arrived, they found the man unconcious in the creek.
“The [man] was pronounced deceased on the scene,” police said. “The body was transported to the coroner’s office for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.”
Anyone with information on this case should call WPD investigators at t 316-268-4407, Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111, or the See Something Say Something hotline at 316-519-2282.
At this point, it’s unknown if the man’s death is connected with a crime.
The Wichita Police Department is on scene in the early stages of an investigation following the discovery of a body in Glen Dey Park, in the 2800 block of North Grove, in north Wichita.
A Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor confirmed the emergency call came in about 10:30 a.m. At the scene, first responders confirmed a death. 12 News has a crew at the scene to gather information. At this point, it’s unknown if this discovery could be connected with a crime.
Copyright 2023 KWCH. All rights reserved. To report a correction or typo, please email firstname.lastname@example.org