Sedgwick County homicide victim's truck found, sheriff's office says

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

The Sedgwick County Sheriff's says a truck belonging to a 67-year-old man who was killed last week has been found. 

Lt. Tim Myers said John Gaffney's pickup had been missing since he was found dead in his home of Saturday, July 7. Myers said in a news release Friday that the 1997 Dodge was located, but he did not say where.

Myers stated that friends arrived at Gaffney's home at approximately 3:15 p.m. When Gaffney didn't answer the door, friends entered the home and found Gaffney dead. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

"We are still asking for the public’s assistance with any information regarding the homicide or if anyone had contact with the victim between Thursday evening, July 5, through Saturday afternoon, July 7, 2018, please contact Sedgwick County Sheriff Investigations at (316) 660-5300 or Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111," the release says.


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Investigators are looking for a stolen vehicle after a man is found dead in Sedgwick County.

Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched for an unknown call to a home after 3 p.m. Saturday in the 4500 block of West 57th Circle North. When deputies arrived, they found a 67-year-old man dead. His death is considered suspicious.

The victim’s vehicle is missing from the residence, the sheriff’s office tells KAKE News. Investigators are looking for a 1997 Dodge 1500 pickup truck; it is green with a dark-colored bed. The license plate for the truck is 388KER.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately.