Saturday afternoon just after 1pm, officers were called to the area of Troost Avenue and E. 1st St in regard to a medical nature unknown.  Upon arrival, officers located a victim in a small, wooded lot, an adult male, suffering from apparent trauma.  KCFD EMS responded and declared the victim deceased.

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Personnel responded to the scene and processed the scene to recover any evidence and have speaking to potential witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives at 816-234-5043. Or if you wish to remain anonymous you can do so by calling the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.  There is a reward of up to $25,000 for information provided to TIPS which leads to an arrest in the case.

Later in the Sheffield neighborhood, Saturday evening just after 7pm, Kansas City, Missouri Police Officers responded to the area of 7th and Bennington Avenue on the report of a hit and run injury collision. The investigation revealed that an elderly female pedestrian had been crossing the street and was struck by a red unknown type vehicle that was traveling north on Bennington. After striking the pedestrian, the vehicle fled the scene, continuing north on Bennington.
The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries.

Anyone with information in this investigation is asked to call theTIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS. (8477)