Body found at Lawrence home; police looking for missing housemate

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Lawrence police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found inside a home officers were checking on a missing person report.

   Sgt. Trent McKinley said Saturday that officers went to the home late Friday in an attempt to contact the individual reported missing by family members. Officers found the body of the man, who apparently suffered traumatic injuries that police didn't specify.

   McKinley says the case is considered a homicide, and the victim has not been positively identified.

   He says police are still looking for the missing person, identified as 19-year-old Sarah Brooke Gonzales McLinn, who also lives at the home and hasn't been seen in several days. Police say she may be in a dark gray or blue 2008 Nissan Altima with a Kansas license number AK149. 

Anybody with information about Gonzales McLinn or the dead man is asked to contact the Lawrence Police Department at (785) 832-7509 or Douglas County CrimeStoppers at 843-TIPS (8477).

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