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PD: Body found near 7-Eleven a homicide case

Posted: 6:47 PM, Sep 21, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-21 23:47:33Z
PD: Body found near 7-Eleven a homicide case
PD: Body found near 7-Eleven a homicide case

UPDATE: Police said they are investigating the case as a homicide. They identified the victim as 53-year-old Paul Doughty.

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One person is in custody following the discovery of a body outside a convenience store early Monday morning. 

According to reports, Independence police responded to a call around 2:30 a.m. about a dead body on the side of a 7-Eleven convenience store located at 24 Highway and Noland Road.

According to police, the victim and the suspect were likely involved in an altercation outside of the store.

Police say a store clerk walked outside and discovered the suspect standing next to the victim’s body before calling the police.

According to reports, the victim was a man in his 30s-40s. 

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