Body found in Sedgwick County farm field

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Authorities in south-central Kansas are investigating the discovery of body found in a farm field.

The Wichita Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/11VZlQR ) that a farmer found the man’s body Wednesday in a cotton field he leases in southeast Sedgwick County.

Sedgwick County sheriff’s Lt. David Mattingly says authorities haven’t identified the body, and are unsure how long it had been in the field.

He says deputies are checking missing person cases in Wichita and the surrounding suburbs as part of the investigation.

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Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com

 

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