Death investigation underway on Warren St. in Pittsburg

PITTSBURG, Kan. – Authorities investigate a death at 416 N. Warren Street in Pittsburg.

(Update: Death of Pittsburg resident determined to be self-inflicted)

On Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, around 7:25 a.m., a resident from the home called 911 reporting an unresponsive person. When Pittsburg Police officers got to the home, they found 23-year-old Tylei Messer deceased inside. Authorities say she lived at the home.

The Pittsburg Police Department asked the Kansas Bureau of Investigation to assist. Around 7:40 a.m., special agents and the Crime Scene Response Team got to the scene.

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to call the KBI at 1-800-KSCRIME or the Pittsburg Police Department at 620-231-1700.

An autopsy is scheduled. The investigation is ongoing.

Authorities are not releasing any additional details at this time.

(This is a developing story. Updates will be made as information is released)