The person’s remains were found Saturday in an area of Independence that’s less than 10 miles (16.09 kilometers) east of downtown Kansas City. Police said in a Facebook post that the TCC-EZ diabetic wound care boot was on the person’s right foot and a black shoe with a lift attachment was on the left foot. The person also was wearing a Kansas City Royals baseball cap.
Police also are seeking to locate a 28-year-old homeless man for questioning in the death. Police provided no explanation for why the death has been classified as suspicious.