UPDATE: Death investigation in Galena

CHEROKEE COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Galena Police Department have identified the remains of a man found on Feb. 27, in a field in Galena.

The man has been identified as 52-year-old Peter C. Wittington, of Carthage, Missouri. Wittington last spoke to family in late 2022.

The investigation has not indicated any signs of foul play. Authorities are awaiting the final autopsy report. The investigation is ongoing.


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