Body found in Kansas identified as missing Missouri man

7 months 5 days 23 hours ago Friday, April 14 2017 Apr 14, 2017 Friday, April 14, 2017 8:05:00 AM CDT April 14, 2017 in News
By: Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man whose body was found in Kansas City, Kansas, as a Missouri man missing since April 4.

KCTV-5 reports police say the body found April 7 in the Fairfax District was 19-year-old Cristian Escutia, of Kansas City.

The day he went missing, witnesses told police they saw people forcing Escutia into a vehicle near his home and the vehicle speeding away.

When his body was found, police said the person died from an apparent gunshot wound.

Escutia's body was identified Thursday.

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