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Police investigate homicide after man found dead in front of home in east Kansas City

3700 block of east 56th Street homicide
Posted at 3:09 PM, Nov 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-23 21:49:54-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating a homicide after a man was found unresponsive in the front yard of a home on Wednesday afternoon.

The incident happened in the 3700 block of east 56th Street just after 1 p.m.

Officers responded to the area on a welfare call, and located the man with unknown injuries, according Sgt. Jake Becchina, a spokesperson for KCPD.

Emergency responders declared the man, later identified as 32-year-old Alan Young, dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline at (816)-474-8477.