Lawrence Police Investigate Overnight Death

Media Release Date: 
02/09/2014

For Immediate Release – February 9, 2014
Lawrence Kansas Police Department
Contact:  Sgt. Trent McKinley (785) 830-7404

Lawrence Police Investigate Overnight Death

This morning at 3:08am officers were dispatched to an apartment in the 1100 block of George Court for an unknown emergency.  Officers arrived and located the victim, an adult male, who suffered a traumatic injury.  Paramedics arrived and determined the victim was deceased.  Responding officers contacted several individuals who were later interviewed by detectives, who were called in to assist.  Crime scene technicians also responded to the apartment to process the scene.

Identification of the deceased has not been completed and the victim’s identity will not be released until the coroner’s examination has occurred.  Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances of the victim’s death, which will be 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.