Suspicious Death Near Tescott Under Investigation
KSAL Staff - August 13, 2017 8:07 am
Law enforcement work the scene near Kansas Highwy 18 and 90th Road, in Ottawa County. (photo by Nate Willard)
Authorities are searching for a vehicle in connection with a suspicious death in a rural home near the Ottawa County communities of Tescott and Culver. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office have requested the public’s assistance locating a vehicle connected to a death investigation which began Saturday night.
At approximately 7:15 p.m. Saturday the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office responded to 806 KS-18 Hwy after a 911 call reporting a deceased individual. When deputies arrived 35-year-old Matthew Schoshke, a resident of the home, was pronounced dead.
The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office asked the KBI for assistance on Saturday at approximately 7:50 p.m., and agents and a crime scene response team responded.
Authorities are looking for a silver 2006 Ford F-150 extended cab pickup which is connected to the suspicious death of Mr. Schoshke. The pickup has a chrome push guard on the front and a black plastic tool box in the back. It has a Kansas tag 892DZO and also a front tag that reads “EATBEEF.”
Anyone who sees this vehicle is asked to immediately call the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office at (785) 392-2157.