Unclaimed Individuals

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 on this website, comprehensive internet searches, and local law enforcement resources. If no responses are generated, the process of a county cremation will begin for Jackson County to take jurisdiction and begin county disposition procedures.


                Attempting to find any family or friends of the following individuals: 

Robert Thomas:  A 78 year-old white male, who was found deceased in his home in the 700 block of Delaware Avenue in Independence, MO 64050. 

Tenny Adams, a 65-year-old white male, who was found deceased at his residence in the 500 block of NW Candletree Drive, Blue Springs, MO 64015

Kevin Hiatt: A 67-year-old white male, who was pronounced deceased at University Health- TMC. He is known to be homeless and resided in the Kansas City, MO area. 

Steven Orsburn- A 58-year-old white male, who was found deceased at his residence in the 400 block of Highland Ave., in Kansas City, MO.



      If you have any helpful information regarding an unclaimed individual, please contact an on-duty investigator at (816) 881-6600.
                                                                                                                Thank you.