Unclaimed Bodies

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

Gerald Young
A 78 year old white male, found deceased in his apartment in Kansas City, Missouri. He was under medical care and had amputated toes. 

Ronald Rogers 
A 71 year old white male found deceased at his apartment in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a veteran and an amputee. 

Wallace Poole 
A 64 year old black male found deceased in his apartment in Kansas City, Missouri. He had prior health conditions and was a patient at Truman Medical Center.

Dale Mueller 
An 80 year old white male found  deceased at his residence in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a disabled veteran.

Albert Manning 
A 73 year old white male found deceased at his residence in Kansas City, Missouri. He was previously an inmate.

Stephen Gardner 
A 51 year old white male found deceased sitting on a bench in the park in the area of Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, Missouri. His ID shows him to be a residence of Kansas City, Missouri.

John Goodin 
A 63 year old white male found deceased alley near 25th St, Kansas City Missouri. He was an amputee.

Misty Knight
A 23 year old white female found deceased at her residence in Independence, 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.