Jan 15, 2022 3:00 PM

Police: Suspicious death at Kan. home now a homicide investigation

Posted Jan 15, 2022 3:00 PM
The suspicious death is not being investigated as a homicide-photo courtesy  WIBW TV
The suspicious death is not being investigated as a homicide-photo courtesy  WIBW TV

SHAWNEE COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a fatal shooting and have identified the victim as Mack Lee, 39, of Topeka, according to Police Lt. Jerry Monasmith. The suspicious death will now be investigated as a Homicide.

Just after 10a.m. Friday, police responded to a home in the 600 Block SW Lincoln in Topeka on a call for service reference checking the welfare of an individual.

Upon arrival, officers located Lee who was unresponsive. He was pronounced dead by medical personnel at the scene. The Topeka Police Department Homicide Unit is reviewing all investigative leads and evidence, according to Monasmith.