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Police investigate a death with 'suspicious circumstances' in southeast Kansas

CANEY, Kan. - Authorities investigate the unattended death of a woman in Caney, Kansas. Police say due to 'suspicious circumstances' the KBI and Sheriff's Office was contacted to help in the investigation.

Release from Caney Police Department

On December 01, 2019 Chief Ron Wade advised that Caney Police Department received information of a possible Unattended Death located at 311 S. State. When Officers arrived on scene, they observed a female deceased inside the residence, laying on the floor with suspicious trauma.

Due to the suspicious circumstances the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office was contacted to assist in the investigation. The deceased was transported for an autopsy and the scene has been secured until the cause of death is determined.

Chief Wade asks that you show the family respect and privacy as they deal with the loss of their love one. Chief Wade stated that at this time there has been no arrest made, but investigation continues into this matter.

Chief Wade would like to thank the KBI and Montgomery County Sheriff Department for their assistance.

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