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Police: Man found dead after altercation Sunday in Kansas City

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Posted at 8:13 PM, Jul 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-26 14:08:41-04

UPDATE, Tuesday, July 26, 1:08 p.m. | KCPD identified the deceased man as 29-year-old Denzell D. Swan.

ORIGINAL STORY, Sunday, July 24 | A man died early Sunday night following an altercation in Kansas City, Missouri.

Around 6:40 p.m. Sunday, officers received a call regarding a stabbing near an apartment in the area of E. 29th Street and Prospect Avenue.

When officers arrived, they located the victim and called for paramedics, who pronounced the victim deceased.

A police spokesperson told KSHB 41 News police were still investigating the exact nature of death.

No suspect information was immediately available.

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