Victim in suspicious death ID’d as McPherson man

Crime Scene Tape
Police Tape (KSN File Photo)

MCPHERSON, Kansas – McPherson police have identified the man who was found Thursday morning.

It happened just before 7:30 a.m. in the 400 block of West Woodside.

The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Ernest Charles Miller of McPherson.

Police say the cause of death was asphyxia and blunt force trauma.

They are waiting for a toxicology report.

The case is still under investigation. 

Anyone with information can call the McPherson Police Department at 620-245-1200 or Crime Stoppers of McPherson County at 620-241-1122. 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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