Police investigating after wife discovers husband dead inside their Independence home

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Police are investigating after a woman finds her husband dead inside their Independence, Mo., home.

Police were called to the home in the 800 block of S. Jones Road, Friday evening around 10 o’clock.

Details are limited at this time; however police are investigating the death as a homicide.

A family member identified the victim as Charles Stephens, a man in his early sixties.

A neighbor said the wife ran to bang on their front door Friday night after finding her husband dead. 

We will continue to update this story as we learn more.

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