Wishire homicide

The Liberty Police department is seeking help from citizens after a suspicious early morning fire.

According to a statement from the Liberty P.D., emergency crews were called to 200 Wilshire Blvd. around 12:56 this morning for an apartment fire.  After extinguishing the one unit blaze, the body of a black male was found outside of the building.

This case is now being investigated as an arson and homicide.  Investigators are looking for a 2013 red Ford Fusion, believed to have been involved in this mornings events, license plate number HJ0-L2H.

Anyone with information related to the case is asked to call the TIPS hotline immediately at 816-474-8477.