KCMO police identify 61-year-old homicide victim found August 12 near East 60th Street and Agnes Avenue

Posted at 3:21 PM, Aug 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-15 19:19:08-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a homicide after a 61-year-old man was found dead Friday near East 60th Street and Agnes Avenue.

Officers went to the scene about 2:30 p.m. after someone called about an unresponsive person near the street, police said.

Emergency medical services found Billy Richardson close to a vacant lot.

Police say Richardson sustained "unknown injuries" and was pronounced dead at the scene.

No word on a cause of death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.