Unclaimed Bodies

The Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office is attempting to find any family or friends of the following individuals:

Gary Drew

A 72-year-old black male who died at his residence in the 3500 block of Baltimore St. in Kansas City, MO.

Joel Nettleton

A 44-year-old white male who was found deceased near the 19th and Vine St. bridge in Kansas City, MO.

Kenneth Simmons

A 55-year-old white male who was found deceased at his residence in the 3300 block of East 12th street in Kansas City, MO.

Jerome Smith

A 75-year-old white male who was found deceased at his residence in the 800 block of East 21st Ave. in North Kansas City, MO.

Geraldine O'Connor

A 78-year-old white female who was found deceased at her residence in the 11000 block of Sunyslope Dr. in Kansas City, MO.

Robert Hughes

A 64-year-old white male who was found deceased at his residence in the 11000 block of East 54th St. in Kansas City, MO. 

Donald Cooper

A 67-year-old white male who was found deceased at his residence in the 100 block of North White St. in Kansas City, MO.

James Smith

A 59-year-old white male who was found deceased near the 2500 block of Chelsea Ave. in Kansas City, MO.

Charles Molder

A 60-year-old white male who was found deceased at his residence in the 3300 block of Smalley Ave. in Kansas City, MO.

James Anders

A 65-year-old white male who was found deceased at his residence in the 800 block of E 21st Ave. in Kansas City, MO.

Michael Clarke

A 75-year-old white male who was found deceased at his residence in the 1300 block of Admiral Blvd. in Kansas City, MO.

Carole Hiltner

A 73-year-old white female who was found deceased at her residence in the 900 block of South Main St. in Independence, MO.

David Deaton

A 69-year-old white male who was found deceased at his residence in the 10000 block of Tullis Ave in Kansas City, MO.

Anyone with any information regarding any of the above individuals, please contact the on-duty investigator at 816-881-6600.

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 here and short newspaper notices submitted locally. If no responses are generated, the process of a county burial will begin for the county to take jurisdiction and begin county disposition procedures.

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If you have any information or questions, please call 816-881-6600 and speak with an on-duty investigator.