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UPDATE: Police investigate man's body found near Kansas highway

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine the cause of death of a man whose body was found along Kansas Highway 10 near Lawrence.

Lawrence police say the man's body was found about 6 a.m. Wednesday by a man on his way to work. It was found near an industrial area called Venture Park.

Sgt. Trent McKinley says the man is in his 30s. He says no obvious signs of trauma were found on the body.

The Kansas Department of Transportation closed one lane of the highway after the body was found but it reopened about 10:45 a.m.

No other information was immediately available.


Previous story:

One westbound lane of Kansas 10 near Lawrence is expected to be closed for several hours after a man's body was found on the side of the highway.

Lawrence police say the man's body was found Wednesday morning by a man on his way to work. It was found near an industrial area called Venture Park.

The Kansas Department of Transportation estimates the closed lane could reopen around noon Wednesday.

No other information was immediately available.


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