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KC police investigate possible homicide on Winchester Avenue

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Posted at 8:30 PM, Nov 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-23 02:44:50-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A suspicious death has prompted a homicide investigation in Kansas City, Missouri.

KCPD officers were dispatched shortly before 6:30 p.m. on Friday to the 1200 block of Winchester Avenue for an ambulance call of unknown nature.

Inside a residence at that location, officers located a man who was dead and “the cause of death appeared to be suspicious in nature,” according to the KCPD. A few hours later, police identified the man as 39-year-old Jonathan Martinez.

No suspects have been identified and no arrest has been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).