Homicide investigation underway at KCK cemetery

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A double homicide investigation is underway after two men were found dead at a Kansas City, Kan., cemetery.

The two victims have been identified as Naythan Walton and Lydell Irvin, both from KCK.

The crime scene is near 12th Street and Esplanade, on the northeast side of Memorial Park Cemetery. 

At 6:37 a.m., a passer by saw two people in the grass. Police came to check the welfare of the people and found two men dead from gunshot wounds. Police said no weapons were found at the scene.

It wasn't clear if the men were shot at the cemetery, or taken there later.

We have a crew on the scene to gather more details. Stay with KSHB.com and 41 Action News for updates.

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