Shortly before 9 Saturday morning, Lawrence Police Officers were dispatched to a wooded area near 7th and New Jersey regarding a body found near the south bank of the Kansas River.
Volunteers participating in a neighborhood clean up made the discovery. Crime scene investigators from the Lawrence Police Department and Coroner Scene Investigators responded to investigate.
The deceased has been identified as Troy A. Straub, a 44 year old Lawrence resident. At this time, there are no signs of foul play. A formal report from the Coroner’s Office is pending.