UPDATE: Kansas City police have identified the homicide victim from 44th an Myrtle as 29-year-old Ivan J. Miller. Police are still seeking leads in the case, so if you know something, call 816-474-8477.
Original Story (November 29): Kansas City homicide detectives are investigating after a man's body was found in a field near 44th and Myrtle around 8 a.m. Monday.
KCTV5 reports that police are calling the man's death "suspicious," saying the man appeared to have suffered gunshot wounds. The Star adds that the victim was in his twenties.
There's no official word from the KCPD, and we should know more once an autopsy is performed.
Neighbors in the area told a KCTV5 reporter that they heard gunshots early this morning. "I heard a couple of gunshots," Willis King told KCTV5. "I didn't know what was going on."
The victim's name hasn't been released.
If the man's death is officially ruled a homicide, it will be Kansas City, Missouri's 95th of 2010.
More when we know it.