KC police identify man found shot to death

Police have identified a man found shot to death in a grassy area near 44th Street and Myrtle Avenue as Ivan J. Miller, 29, of Kansas City.

A resident was taking a walk in the area and found Miller’s body. The resident called police about 8 a.m.

Miller’s death has been ruled a homicide. Neighbors reported hearing gunshots about 3 or 4 a.m.

Authorities said they have no leads in the case. Anyone with information is urged to call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS (8477).