Police investigating homicide after missing man found shot in southeast Wichita

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Wichita Police Department confirmed Tuesday that the body of a missing man was located inside the Jeep he was last seen driving.

The vehicle and 29-year-old Jeremy Cook were located near Bayley and Armour late Monday.

“Recovering that vehicle, we found Mr. Cook deceased inside with a gunshot wound. We are conducting interviews and trying to locate any individual that has information about this homicide,” said Capt. Jason Stephens, Wichita Police Department. “We are conducting interviews and trying to locate any individual that has information about this homicide.”

The department said circumstances surrounding Cook’s death remain under investigation.

At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, officers responded to a call in the 800 block of North Belmont and spoke to Cook’s family, who reported not being able to contact him. On Monday morning, the department put information out to the media that they were attempting to locate Cook and that he may be in danger.

If anyone has information, they are encourage to contact investigators at (316) 268-4407, the See Something Say Something hotline at (316) 519-2282, or they may call Crime Stoppers anonymously at (316) 267-2111.

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