Blue Springs man found dead, relative arrested

10 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Saturday, July 01 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Saturday, July 01, 2017 12:09:30 PM CDT July 01, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

BLUE SPRINGS (AP) — Police in a Kansas City suburb say a 77-year-old man is dead and a younger relative has been arrested.

Blue Springs police say the man was found dead Friday at a home where officers were investigating a report of an assault.

No names have been released. Police also have not said how the man died.

When officers arrived at the home, a man told them he was assaulted by his nephew, who then drove away from the home in the deceased man's truck.

Officers searching the home found the elderly man's body.

A Jackson County Sheriff's deputy later spotted the suspect in the truck and arrested him after a chase.

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