Independence PD investigating suspicious death

Posted at 9:23 PM, Jan 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-01 22:23:49-05

The Independence Police Department is investigating a suspicious death in reference to a body found early Friday morning.

Police have identified the victim as 55-year-old Charles Younger, of Independence.

According to the news release, around 11:05 a.m. Friday, Independence police were contacted about a deceased person located in a home in the 15100 block of E. Truman Road in Independence, Mo.

Police stated the incident is being investigated as suspicious death.

At this time police have not released a cause of death.

Independence police are asking anyone with information about Younger or the circumstances surrounding his death to contact the IPD tips hotline at (816) 325-7777 or


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