Unclaimed Bodies

The Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office is attempting to find any family or friends of the following individuals: 

Thanh Nguyen, a 53-year old asian male was found deceased in his residence in the 5600 block of Hardesty Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri

Jerry Fitch, a 75-year old White male who was pronounced deceased at his residence on the 3400 block of 7th St in  Kansas City, Missouri. 

Phillip Morrisa 72-year old Black male who was pronounced deceased at his residence on the 9th block of 34th St in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Peter Benton, a 63-year old White male who was pronounced deceased at Lee’s Summit Medical Center; originally from Greenwood Missouri.

Anyone with any information regarding any of the above individuals, please contact the on-duty investigator at 816-881-6600.


The Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office seeks the assistance of the public to help locate next of kin and/or friends to claim remains. Efforts are made to locate next of kin to claim the body, including posts here and short newspaper notices submitted locally. If no responses are generated, the process of a county burial will begin for the county to take jurisdiction and begin county disposition procedures.

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If you have any information or questions, please call 816-881-6600 and speak with an on-duty investigator.