Thursday, June 16, 2022

Death Investigation In Fort Scott Kansas

Re: Death Investigation

Today, 6/16/22, at approximately 10:45 am, members of the Fort Scott Fire Department, Fort Scott Police Department, Bourbon County Sheriff’s Office, and EMS responded to a report of a possible deceased individual in the woods at Gunn Park.

A deceased individual was subsequently located in the northern end of the park, near the river. 

The cause of death is currently under investigation. The name of the deceased individual is being withheld until the next of kin can be notified.

Investigation Continues.
Sergeant Bill Downey
Public Information Officer

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