UPDATE: Wednesday, October 2, 2013
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office is no longer seeking information on the black Ford Probe in connection to the murder of 23-year-old Deandre A. Freeman.
Further details were not released.
UPDATE: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help regarding the murder of a Wichita man, whose body was found in a ditch early yesterday.
Sheriff Jeff Easter said investigators are searching for a '90s model black Ford Probe in connection to the death of 23-year-old Deandre A. Freeman, Jr.
Freeman was last seen late Sunday night into early Monday morning. His body was found in a ditch in the 8000 block of North Oliver around 7:30 later that morning.
A cause of death has not been released, but an autopsy is scheduled for today. Sheriff Easter said the integrity of the investigation is a priority and that other details will not be released at this time.
Anyone with information on Freeman's whereabouts between September 27 and September 30 or the car in question is asked to call Sheriff Investigations at (316) 660-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 267-2111.
Monday, September 30, 2013
Investigators are treating the case of a body found in a northeast Sedgwick County ditch as a homicide.
A man who was walking his dog made the discovery shortly before 7:30 this morning in the 8000 block of North Oliver just north of Kechi. The body was in a ditch on the east side of the road.
Lt. Dave Mattingly of the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office said they've identified the body as 23-year-old Deandre Freeman, Jr., but it's too early to tell how he died.
Investigators are asking for the public's help. If anyone has information regarding Freeman or his activities from September 27 until today, they're asked to call Sheriff Investigations at (316) 660-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 267-2111.
Additional information is expected to be released on Tuesday morning.