2 bodies discovered in rural Labette County; Autopsies scheduled

LABETTE COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Labette County Sheriff’s Office are investigating after two subjects were found dead in rural Mound Valley, Kansas.

On the morning of Oct. 3, the Labette County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a subject who had discovered two bodies at around 8:30 a.m. while attempting to check on their friends.

Officials say the Labette County Sheriff’s Office then requested KBI assistance at approximately 9:10 a.m.

When officers arrived on the scene, they located the decomposing bodies of both a male and female. Deputies say they are yet to identify the bodies.

According to the police report, the circumstances of the deaths are suspicious and an autopsy is scheduled.

Police say the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact the KBI.

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