Police investigate death in north Topeka

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Topeka police are looking into a suspicious death Wednesday morning.

UPDATE 4:00 p.m.: The Topeka Police Department said it’s no longer considering this a suspicious death at this time. The name of the person is being withheld until their family is notified.


TOPEKA (KSNT) – Topeka police are looking into a suspicious death Wednesday morning.

Topeka police are looking into a suspicious death Wednesday morning. (KSNT photo/James Ryan)

Officers were called to the 900 block of northeast Madison Street just after 6:00 p.m. Tuesday. Originally, the call was for a welfare check, according to a news release. Police on the scene found an unresponsive person and they were later pronounced dead.

Police are now investigating the death, but it is considered suspicious. The Topeka Police Department asks anyone with information to email telltpd@topeka.org or call 785-368-9400.

Topeka police are looking into a suspicious death Wednesday morning. (KSNT photo/James Ryan)

This is a developing story.

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