TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Shawnee County officials are investigating after a body was found near a pond Tuesday morning.
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office reports a black male, possibly in his sixties, was found deceased on a property in the 5300 block of southeast Adams. .
The sheriff’s office identified the body Wednesday as Benjamin McClelland, 70 of Topeka.
This incident is still under investigation. The sheriff’s office said more information on the official cause of death may be released pending the completion of the Shawnee County Coroner’s Office investigation.
KSNT News will update when new information becomes available.