Sheriff’s office does not suspect foul play after body found in northwest Wichita


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a death in northwest Wichita as a suicide.

A park ranger found a man’s body behind abandoned property near 37th Street North and Hoover Road around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Wednesday morning, the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office announced that investigators believe the 33-year-old man died by suicide.

Suicide prevention

There are several hotlines and even local virtual support groups available if you or someone you know needs help.

  • Call the COMCARE Hotline, 316-660-7500, available at all hours
  • Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline, 1-800-273-8255, available at all hours
  • Text CONNECT to 741741
  • To find more local resources or support groups, click here

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