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3 victims identified in Kansas City, Kansas apartment building deaths

2 deaths ruled as homicides, 1 as natural death
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Posted at 3:53 PM, Nov 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-03 17:32:29-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department announced Wednesday the names and preliminary autopsy results for three residents who died in Wyandotte Towersearlier this week.

Two of the deaths have been ruled as homicides, while the third was ruled as a natural death, according to a KCKPD news release.

Staff of the high-rise apartment building, located in the 900 block of Washington Blvd., discovered the body of 35-year-old Damon Irvin Monday and the body of 25-year-old Rau'Daja Fairrow Tuesday. Both of their deaths have been ruled as homicides.

On Tuesday, the body of 66-year-old Roy Wright was also discovered, but his death has been ruled as natural.

KCKPD's Major Case Unit is investigating the two homicides, and anyone with information on the case should call the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at

Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the KSHB 41 News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the KSHB 41 News Mug Shot Policy.