Name released in death investigation near Pittsburg

Name released in death investigation near Pittsburg
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Body found in Crawford County, Kansas near 250th and 540th Streets east of Pittsburg (April 6, 2019)

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office says the deceased male found east of Pittsburg has been identified as Michael R. Watson, 61, of Mulberry, Kansas.

On Saturday, April 6th, 2019, someone walking near 250th and 540th (Quincy) Streets saw Watson in a vehicle.

Authorities say preliminary autopsy results indicate that there were no traumatic injuries to Watson. His cause of death will be determined pending toxicology reports.