Nov 27, 2019 5:05 PM

Sheriff: Body found in Kansas had gunshot wound

Posted Nov 27, 2019 5:05 PM

SEDGWICK COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating the death of a man in Sedgwick County as a homicide.

Just after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, a passerby found a Hispanic man lying next to the road near the train tracks in the 12000 block of east 45th Street North, according to Lt. Tim Myers with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department.

Responding deputies noticed a gunshot to the man’s body and he was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.


The Hispanic male was approximately 25 to 30 years old, according to Myers. Authorities have not released the victim's name or additional details.

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U.S. Attorney: Window tint job backfired on Kan. drug dealer

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KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A Kansas man whose auto windows were so darkly tinted that it gave police a reason to stop him was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in federal prison on a drug trafficking charge, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister.

Ty Stultz, 44, Shawnee, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Police in Kansas City, Kan., responded to a complaint that a man in a silver Cadillac was selling drugs at an apartment complex. They spotted Stultz driving out of the complex.

They found probable cause to stop him when they noticed that the one-way glass in his windows appeared to violate state law, which prohibits window tinting that blocks more than 35 percent of sunlight. In the car, officers found methamphetamine and a .40 caliber handgun. A records check determined Stultz had prior drug convictions.