Unclaimed Bodies

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

Kenneth Novich


A 62-year-old white male who was found deceased at his residence in the 2200 block of Chelsea Ave. in Kansas City, MO.


Robert Carman


A 50-year-old white male who was found near the 10000 block of Blue Ridge Blvd. in Kansas City, MO and later passed away at a local hospital.


John Sable


A 58-year-old white male who was found deceased at his residence in the 2800 block of Myrtle Ave. in Kansas City, MO.


Clark Johnson


A 58-year-old black male who was found deceased at his residence in the 5400 block of Blue Ridge Blvd. in Kansas City, MO.


Kevin Robinson


A 52-year-old black male who was found deceased at his residence in the 5800 block of E 20th St. in Kansas City, MO.


Jimmy Theragood


A 56-year-old black male who was found deceased near the 1300 block of Spruce Ave. in Kansas City, MO.


Kenneth Papen


A 61-year-old white male who was found deceased at his residence in the 2700 block of Belleview Ave. in Kansas City, MO.


Denise Smith-Reese


A 72-year-old white female who was found deceased at her residence in the 100 block of Richmond St. in Excelsior Springs, MO.


Alvin Blalark


A 76-year-old black male who was found near Cherry St & E 5th St. in Kansas City, MO and later passed away at a local hospital.


Shareefah Kelly


A 37-year-old black female who was found near E 31st St. & Prospect Ave. in Kansas City, MO and later passed away at a local hospital.


Rebecca Koester


A 68-year-old white female who was found deceased at her residence in the 1400 block of Topping Ave. in Kansas City, MO.


Javier Martinez


A Hispanic male who was found deceased at his residence in the 7300 block of Cleveland 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.