Independence police carINDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Independence police are investigating a suspicious death reported during the late morning hours of January 1.

According to police, officers were dispatched to the 15100 block of E. Truman Road in reference to a body. The deceased has been identified as Charles D. Younger, 55, of Independence.

Police say his death is being investigated as a suspicious death. Anyone with information regarding Younger’s death is urged to contact the Independence Police Department at 816-325-7777.