Man’s body found in Kansas swimming pool UPDATE

3:15 p.m. update

DERBY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man found dead in a backyard pool in south-central Kansas, but they still don’t know the circumstances of the Police-Line-at-Accident-Scene-342x227-150x150death.

The Sedgwick County sheriff’s department said Wednesday the man has been identified as 34-year-old Kyle Phelps, of Derby.

Deputies found Phelps floating in the pool behind a Derby-area home Tuesday afternoon after being asked to check on his welfare. The deputies performed CPR until paramedics arrived and pronounced Phelps dead.

Sheriff’s Capt. Mike Stover says that Phelps was connected to a person who lives at the home and was a frequent visitor.

The investigation into the death continues.


5 a.m. (AP) — Sedgwick County deputies are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a residential pool.

The sheriff’s office says deputies went to a home near Derby Tuesday afternoon after being asked to check on a man’s welfare. They found the body of a man in his 30s in the pool behind the home.

The cause of his death is being investigated. It’s unclear if the man lived at the home.