TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) — The Topeka Police Dept. continues to investigate the death of a 36-year-old man found dead Monday morning inside a central Topeka home.
According to police, officers found John K. Waller’s body inside the house, in the 700 block of SW Wayne Ave., near Children’s Park, around 9:45 a.m.
The officers reportedly noticed “several suspicious circumstances” that led them to bring in detectives and crime scene investigators.
TPD says they are investigating his death as a homicide.
Anyone with information about the death is asked to call the Topeka Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Bureau at 785-368-9400 or Shawnee Co. Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007. Anonymous tips can also be made to http://www.p3tips.com/128.
FARGO, N.D. (KVLY) UPDATE: Fargo Police say, ‘At first, the circumstances appeared suspicious, but further investigation and preliminary findings from the medical examiner indicate likely suicide. The case is still pending investigation.’ ——————————–
ORIGINAL: A woman found dead in her south Fargo apartment on May 27 is described as ‘suspicious’ in search warrants filed recently.
According to documents, Fargo Police were sent to 3331 15th Ave. S in Fargo after a man called 911 to report that he found his live-in girlfriend dead with a phone cord around her neck in a bedroom closet.
The man told police that he and his girlfriend had been together since December 2018, but was getting tired of dealing with her alcohol and drug use. He also made statements such as ‘he was trying to get rid of her’ and said he was trying to send her back to New York.