Police: Man found dead in vacant Kansas City home

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Authorities are searching for answers after a man was found dead inside a vacant Kansas City home.

Someone alerted police to the body, located near Armour Boulevard and Flora Avenue, around 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Police tell 41 Action News the cause of death is unknown, but his death is being investigated as a homicide.

On Thursday, police identified the victim as Ryan Cobbins, 25. He was the victim of Kansas City's 106th homicide of the year, the last one that occurred in 2013.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline, 816-474-TIPS.

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