Liberal Police Capt. Jon Antrim exits the Riding South bar around 10:30 Monday morning after authorities were called to a report of a Code Black – a suspected dead person. Police did find 49-year-old Bobby Beer dead at the scene. Beer is from Liberal and was an employee of the bar. A police statement released Monday afternoon said there were no signs of foul play, and they were awaiting an autopsy, which is being performed today. L&T photo/Victoria Calderon
Police say ‘no indications of foul play’
By LARRY PHILLIPS and
• Leader & Times
A Liberal man was found dead mid-morning Monday at a bar where he had been employed, according to a statement released by Liberal Police Capt. Patrick McClurg.
“At about 10:16 a.m. Monday, emergency responders were dispatched to 925 South Kansas for a report of a dead body,” McClurg noted. “Emergency responders arrived and found a 49-year-old male in the Riding South bar. The man was deceased.”
The man has been identified as Bobby Beer, of Liberal.
“Investigators learned that the man worked at the establishment,” McClurg continued. “There was no apparent cause of death.
“There are no indications of foul play,” he added.
An autopsy has been scheduled for today.