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TPD releases name of victim in ongoing homicide investigation

6th & SW Lincoln
6th & SW Lincoln(WIBW/Eric Ives)
Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 11:34 AM CST
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka Police have determined a suspicious death early Friday was a homicide and have released the name of the victim.

Just after 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 14, the Topeka Police Dept. says officers responded to a call in the 600 block of SW Lincoln with reports of a past assault.

Upon arrival, officers said they found an unresponsive adult, was determined to be deceased by medical personnel at the scene.

Officers identified the deceased as Mack Lee, 39, of Topeka, and said they have started to investigate the death as a homicide.

Officials have not said how the person may have died or released any other information about the incident.

13 NEWS has learned that AMR did arrive at the scene, but was no longer there as our crews arrived.

Anyone with information about the homicide should call the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at 785-368-9400 or leave an anonymous tip with the Shawnee Co. Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

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