KCPD investigating Friday suspicous death as homicide

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Posted at 6:02 AM, Dec 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-03 15:52:10-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a suspicious death.

Officers were called to East 60th Street and Prospect Avenue around 3:30 a.m. Friday for a welfare call because a man appeared unresponsive.

Jeffrey L. Phillips, 60, was found unresponsive in the parking lot of a closed business. Homicide detectives were called to investigate.

The death is being investigated as a homicide at this time and crews are processing the scene for evidence and canvassing for witnesses.

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