The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the deceased person whose body was located last weekend southeast of Arkansas City.

photo of deceased individual Hector Saul Huinac-Lucas


The fingerprints of the dead man were entered into the Automated Fingerprint Identification System and subsequently identified as belonging to Hector Saul Huinac-Lucas.

Huinac-Lucas was born either Oct. 26, 1993, or Oct. 26, 1996. He is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5 feet tall and weighing 120 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Several attempts were made to contact his next of kin, but none could be located. “We are requesting the assistance of the public to contact the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office or Cowley County Crime Stoppers with any information regarding this person,” a news release states.

This case still is under investigation. Autopsy results are not complete and are pending, per the pathologist with the Kansas Forensic Science Center.