KBI to probe 2 deaths
An unidentified body of a white male was found at 3:30 p.m. May 2 while Sheriff Rob Craft, Marion Police Chief Josh Whitwell, and Marion Police Sgt. Clinton Jeffrey were conducting a search in the area of 160th and Xavier roads, in the eastern part of the county. The search was a result of a report a missing person possibly in the area.
Kansas Bureau of Investigation assisted in processing the scene and collecting forensic evidence. The body was transported to the Sedgwick County Forensic Center for examination and an autopsy to help to identify the body.
An unattended death is under investigation after sheriff’s deputies were summoned at 3:30 p.m. Sunday to 2011 Nighthawk Road, Marion. There, authorities found the body of Jeffrey S. Raskopf.
Marion County emergency medical services personnel and the county coroner were called to the scene as well as the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.