Unclaimed Bodies

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

Edgar King 
A 72 year old white male found deceased in a wooded area, in Kansas City, Missouri. He was considered to be homeless. 

Johnny Arnold Jackson  
A 62-year-old white male found deceased at his residence in Kansas City, 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.