Overland Park Homicide Victim Identified

Police were called about 3 p.m. Sunday to the 7900 block of West 75th Street to check on the welfare on a resident. When they arrived, they found a man dead. (KCTV5)
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP)-- Police in a Kansas City suburb are investigating the death of a 51-year-old man as a homicide.

Police said in a release Tuesday that officers found Chidozie ``Joe'' Ojiaka dead at his Overland Park home on Sunday. Neighbors had police called after noticing a strong smell and a large number of flies.

Overland Park police say the man's body had been inside the home for several days.

No further information was released.

Posted by Greg Palmer