Kansas City Kan.- The Kansas City Star reports that body discovered in Kansas City, Kansas has been identified as Spencerport native Lawrence Peter Muirhead.

His body was found last week inside a top-loading freezer in a detached garage behind a home in Kansas City. Police have not said how he died, but they say they are investigating his death as a homicide.

The 53 year old was reported missing by his family Oct. 1 after he failed to return home to Arizona after a trip to Pennsylvania. Relatives told authorities they last had contact with him Sept. 28. The truck he had been driving was found abandoned Oct. 4 .

Muirhead graduated from Spencerport High School in 1978.