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Wichita police investigating after body found

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at 5:56 p.m.
  • Updated Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at 8:11 p.m.

Authorities are investigating the death of a person whose body was found Tuesday afternoon in the 3100 block of South George Washington Boulevard, the site of a December apartment fire, according to a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor.

Someone discovered the body shortly before 4 p.m. and called 911, the dispatch supervisor said. The circumstances of the death and whether it is connected to the fire are unknown, he said.

The address given by dispatch is to Southfield Apartments, 3161 S. George Washington Blvd. The multi-building complex is tucked on East 31st Street South, near McConnell Air Force Base.

Wichita homicide detectives and other authorities were on the scene Tuesday afternoon, the dispatch supervisor said. Further details were not immediately available.

Reach Amy Renee Leiker at 316-268-6644 or aleiker@wichitaeagle.com. Follow her on Twitter: @amyreneeleiker.

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