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For Immediate Release
Date: March 27, 2020
Contact: Lt. Tim Myers
Telephone: 316-660-3900

Suspicious Death 3.27.2020

UPDATE ****3.30.2020

The victim of the Homicide was identified as Zackary Tilson, a 26 year old white male, from Wichita, Kansas.  The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office does not believe this to be a random crime.  This is an active investigation, and we will not be releasing any additional information at this time. 

Original Media Release 

On March 27, 2020, at approximately 6:08 a.m., Sedgwick County Sheriff deputies were dispatched to vehicle parked on the roadway in the 5500 block of West 85th Street North.  When deputies arrived, they located an unoccupied red Dodge pickup parked in the roadway. 

As deputies were looking around the area, they found an unresponsive white male in the ditch.  The man, in his 20s, was pronounced deceased at the scene, by Sedgwick County Fire. 

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office considers the man’s death to be suspicious.  This is an active investigation and there is no additional information being released at this time.