Unclaimed Bodies


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

Dale Diefenbach, a 74-year-old white male who was found deceased in his residence on the 500 block of Elmwood 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 on this website, comprehensive internet searches, and local law enforcement resources. If no responses are generated, the process of a county cremation will begin for Jackson 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.