KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- Police say a frozen body discovered last week in Kansas City, Kan., was an Arizona truck driver who was reported missing in October.
The body of 53-year-old Lawrence Peter Muirhead was found Sunday inside a freezer in a detached garage behind a home in Kansas City, Kan.
Police said Thursday his death is considered a homicide.
Muirhead's family reported him missing Oct. 1 when he didn't return home to Tucson after a trip to Pennsylvania. Relatives said their last contact with him was Sept. 28.
The truck he was driving was found abandoned Oct. 4 in Merriam.
Kansas City, Kan., police haven't said how Muirhead died.
Kansas City, Kan., police say the body of a man was found in a freezer in a detached garage behind a home.
The body was found Sunday afternoon in a top-loading freezer. A woman who was cleaning found the body.
The coroner's office said Monday the body was intact but a full autopsy could not be performed until the body thawed.
The police department's major case unit is investigating the case but the death has not been ruled a homicide.