The identity of the body found in McPherson yesterday morning has been released.
According to a press release from the McPherson Police Department this afternoon, an autopsy was conducted today at the Regional Forensic Science Center in Wichita.
The victim was identified as 26 year old Ernest Charles Miller of McPherson, born December 26, 1987. He was a McPherson resident.
The autopsy findings conclude that the cause of death was asphyxia and blunt trauma. The manner of death is undetermined until the results of a toxicology report are received.
This case is still an active, open investigation. Anyone with other information pertaining to this incident please contact the McPherson Police Department at (620) 245-1200 or Crime Stoppers of McPherson County at (620) 241-1122.