Police find man's body, meth lab inside Kansas City apartment building

Five cops treated for chemical exposure, released

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - People living in a Kansas City apartment building are back in their homes after police found a meth lab late Sunday night.

Police were called to the 3000 block of Grand around 10:30 p.m. on a disturbance. When they arrived, they found a man's body inside.

They also encountered two men who appeared to be intoxicated. Authorities found evidence of a meth lab inside their room.

Residents were evacuated for several hours while HAZMAT crews cleared the scene. Five police officers had to be treated for chemical exposure and were later released.

It was not clear if the body was found in the same room as the meth lab. However, police said the man's death is not being investigated as a homicide.

Residents were allowed back inside the building just after 3 a.m.

The two men are being held for questioning.

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