Body found along K-10 Highway identified

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT) Wednesday morning, shortly after 6, Lawrence Police responded to the report of a body found alongside K-10 highway.

Emergency responders located the body of a man on the north side of the roadway, east of O’Connell Road, near Venture Park.  Medical personnel determined the individual was deceased therefore detectives and crime scene personnel were summoned.

Westbound traffic was reduced to one lane for several hours Wednesday morning while personnel processed the scene.

The body has been identified as 37 year-old Nathan Thurman. Thurman recently had been staying at the Lawrence Community Shelter nearby.  An autopsy is scheduled. Foul play is not suspected.

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