FORT SCOTT, Kan. – Fort Scott Police release the name of a resident found dead in Gunn Park.
“The deceased is now presumed to be 40 year old, Derrick Wayne Johnson of Fort Scott.” – Sergeant Bill Downey, Public Information Officer for Fort Scott Police Department
An impending autopsy will help confirm the identity and the cause of death. The coroner’s office scheduled the autopsy for Sunday, June 19, 2022.
Police state they are still investigating and will release updates as they can. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the Johnson family,” states Sergeant Downey.
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They found a person at the northern end of the park, near the river.
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