Just after 6 p.m. yesterday, May 27, the TIPS Hotline received a call from someone who said there were two dead bodies near a house at 45th and Askew. Officers found two deceased males behind a home in the 4500 block of Askew. Their bodies were in a shopping cart. They have been identified as 21-year-old John L. Hooker (left) and 18-year-old Joseph L. Hooker (right).
Detectives are investigating the deaths as homicides and ask anyone with information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).