Police investigating after body found near downtown Topeka


TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Topeka Police are investigating after a man’s body was found in an alley near downtown Topeka.

Police said they responded to the report around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon in the 600 block of SW 8th Street, just west of Topeka Blvd.

The cause of death is natural causes, police told KSNT News.

Police also said the man may have been homeless.The victim was identified by police Thursday as 60-year-old Victor Wright.

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December 31 2021 11:59 pm