Authorities ask for public's help after second body found in De Soto

DE SOTO, Kan. - The Johnson County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help after a second body was found in De Soto, Kan., earlier this week.

On Wednesday, deputies found the body of a white man in his late ‘20s behind the car port of an apartment complex off of Lexington Ave. and Ottawa Street.

The sheriff's department said there is no connection between the body found Wednesday morning and the one found Tuesday. Deputies are reassuring those who live in the area they are not in any danger.

Deputies are asking for anyone who may have been in the area of Lexington Ave. and Ottawa St. between midnight October 29 and 8 a.m. October 30 and may have seen something, to call the Johnson County Sheriff's Department at 913-715-5560.

Police have not identified the bodies at this time.

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