Police Identify Man Whose Body Was Found In River

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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UPDATE: Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Wichita police have identified the man whose body was found in the Little Arkansas River over the weekend.

Kayakers called 911 Saturday morning to report a body floating near Central Riverside Park.

Authorities have identified the man as 54-year-old Vincent Manuel. Investigators said there were no signs of trauma on his body.

An autopsy is underway to determine an exact cause of death.

Saturday, June 23,2012

A man's body has been recovered from the Little Arkansas River, near Central Riverside Park in Wichita.

911 Dispatch says a kayaker called to report seeing a body floating in the water at around 10:15 a.m.

According to authorities, the Wichita resident, believed to be in his sixties, was fully clothed. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A cause of death has not been established.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.


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