Body found in street south of Topeka

Topeka Police (KSN File Photo)
Topeka Police (KSN File Photo)

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office says it is working with the county coroner to determine the identity and cause of death of a man whose body was found lying on the street southeast of Topeka.

Emergency responders were called at 4:37 a.m. Saturday to a subdivision on a report there was a man in the street.

He was declared dead at the scene.

The sheriff’s office didn’t immediately release any information about the man, including how old he might be. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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