Death Investigation

Media Release Date: 

For Immediate Release – July 27, 2014
Lawrence, Kansas Police Department

Lawrence Police Death Investigation

At approximately 1:18 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, 2014, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1100 block of New York Street in reference to a female found deceased.  The deceased female has yet to be positively identified. 

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation along with Lawrence Police Detectives and Officers continue to investigate the suspicious circumstances of the victim’s death.  Investigators are considering the death to be a Homicide.  This is an ongoing investigation.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Lawrence Police Department at 785-832-7509 or Douglas County CrimeStoppers at 785-843-TIPS (8477).  Calls to CrimeStoppers can be made anonymously.

No additional information will be released today.  Any updates over the next few days will be provided via media release. 

Captain Paul Fellers
Community Services Division
Lawrence, Kansas Police Department