3 in custody following death outside Arrowhead Stadium following Broncos-Chiefs game

Police: Fight did not involve fan rivalry

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three people were being questioned Sunday night after a man was fatally injured in a fight outside Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City during the Chiefs-Broncos game.

Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte tweeted the first report around 7 p.m. Sunday, although the incident apparently occurred earlier.

Reporter Andres Gutierrez, with our Scripps sister station KSHB TV in Kansas City, reported that the incident occurred at 5:20 p.m., during the game.

Chief Forte said the incident did not involve fan rivalry and originally called it a homicide.  

"It appears the deceased, a man in his mid-20s, was inside a vehicle not belonging to him. When the owner found him, a struggle ensued. The deceased collapsed and was transported to a local hospital by KCFD. Medical staff states there are no obvious signs of what caused his death," read a news release from Kansas City Police.  

A Jeep Grand Cherokee was towed from the crime cene.  It was the vehicle where the struggle occurred.  An earlier photo taken by Gutierrez showed police and crime scene tape around the Jeep.

Police spokesman Darin Snapp said three people were in custody Sunday night in connection to the incident. He called it a suspicious death that is being treated as a possible homicide.

Kansas City Chiefs spokesman Ted Crews says the team is aware of the incident but could not comment any further because of the ongoing police investigation.

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