From Olathe PD: On Tuesday, June 29th at approximately 7:53 am, officers from the Olathe Police Department were dispatched to the Econolodge (209 E. Flaming rd.) in reference to a medical emergency. Upon arrival officers discovered a deceased 57-year-old male in one of the rooms. No additional information is available at this time. The victim's identity is being withheld pending notifications.
The Olathe Police Department's investigations unit is currently investigating this incident as a homicide. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-7455 or the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).