Body found in September on Kaw Drive identified

A body discovered on Kaw Drive in September has been identified, according to a Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department spokesman.

The man who died was identified as Ottoniel Agustin-Chavez, 41, a resident of Kansas City, Missouri, the spokesman stated.

The body was discovered Sept. 15 in a wooded area in the 4200 block of Kaw Drive, according to the spokesman.

The case is being investigated as a homicide, based on autopsy results, the spokesman stated.

The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department Major Case Unit is investigating. Anyone with information on the case is urged to call the Crime Stoppers TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS, the spokesman stated. All tips are anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward, police stated.