Lawrence police still investigating death reported Wednesday

photo by: Chris Conde/Journal-World File Photo

A Lawrence Police Department vehicle is seen in this file photo from September 2018.

Lawrence police said they were still working Friday afternoon to confirm the identity of a dead person found Wednesday afternoon at Naismith Valley Park.

Officers were dispatched around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a body found in the park, at 1400 West 27th St., the Journal-World previously reported.

Sgt. Amy Rhoads, public affairs officer for the Lawrence Police Department, said early Thursday that the circumstances surrounding the death were still being investigated, and she had no updates as of 12:55 p.m. Friday.

Related coverage:

• June 10, 2020: Lawrence police investigating death at Naismith Valley Park


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