KCK police say man killed Tuesday afternoon

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Posted at 6:32 PM, May 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-23 15:13:50-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Update | The victim in this case was identified as 38-year-old Francisco Herrera-Flores.

Original Story | Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are investigating a man was killed Tuesday afternoon.

Around 1:30 p.m., officers were sent to the 4100 block of Sortor Drive.

They located the man, described as an adult, dead of an apparent homicide.

Police are asking for the public’s help in their investigation into the man’s death, which is the city’s 10th homicide of 2021.

Anyone with information is asked to call 816-474-8477.

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 41 Action News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the 41 Action News Mug Shot Policy.