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Police identify man found dead in East KC

Posted: 12:13 PM, Sep 18, 2016
Updated: 2016-09-20 11:29:13-04

UPDATE: Police identified the victim as 20-year-old Bladimir Berzunza. Kansas City police are investigating the case as a homicide. 

The investigation began Sept. 18 when Berzunza's body was found in the 2200 block of Chelsea Avenue. 

Officers were called to the area around 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning. 

Upon arrival, authorities located a deceased male lying in the grass. 

The cause of death is unknown at this time. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

This story is developing. Stay with 41 Action News for the latest. 

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