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Clay County deputies investigate after 3 relatives found dead in Glenaire home

Clay County Sheriff's Office
Posted at 8:52 PM, Jul 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-26 14:33:14-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, July 26 | The three people found dead in a Glenaire home were identified 67-year-old Mary Wilfong, 66-year-old Roger Wilfong and 99-year-old Virginia King. A dog was also found dead.

Officials are awaiting toxicology results to try and determine a cause of death.

ORIGINAL STORY, July 21 | Three people were found dead Wednesday in a Clay County home, but foul play is not suspected.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that one man and two women were located at a residence in the 400 block of Wherritt Lane in Glenaire.

Deputies responded to around 1 p.m. after a neighbor reported “not seeing the resident for some time,” the sheriff’s office said.

The deceased all were related, according to the sheriff’s office.

Autopsies are expected to be conducted next week.

There is no additional information at this time.

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Editor's note: Officials initially misidentified one of the deceased as 57-year-old Teresa Wilfong. They have since corrected that information.