Former Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer 'devastated' by grandson's death

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Gubernatorial candidate and former Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer released a statement on the death of his grandson. Wichita police said today they suspect the body found in concrete at a home Saturday is 3-year-old Evan Brewer. 

"We are devastated by the death of our sweet and loving grandson, Evan. We can not begin to make sense of this tragedy but are thankful the suspects are in custody. We request prayers and privacy for our family during this difficult time and while the police continue their investigation."

Brewer's son Carlo is the boy's father. Carl Brewer directed all other comments to Wichita police.  

Officers were called Saturday to a home in the 2000 block of South Vine. Officer Charley Davidson said that a property owner cleaning out a rental property alerted police to an odor emitting from a concrete structure in the house. 

Officers removed the structure from the house and later found the boy's remains inside.

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