Name of person found dead released


We now know the name of the person found unresponsive on a city sidewalk Thursday morning.

Topeka Police say 27-year old Stephen Vetaw of Topeka is the person found near 16th and Tyler around 5:30 Thursday morning.

Medics tried to revive him but he was pronounced dead after he was taken to a Topeka hospital.

Police are still awaiting on the official cause of death form the Shawnee County Coroner but authorities said today there are no obvious indications of any foul play.

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