Firefighters find body inside burning KCK home; homicide investigation underway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A woman's body was found inside a burning Kansas City, Kan., home early Monday morning, and police are investigating the death as a homicide.

Firefighters responded to a house fire near 14th Street and Kansas Avenue just befor 2 a.m., and were able to put the fire out within 20 minutes.

When firefighters entered the home, they found the victim's body and called police.

When officers arrived they found evidence leading them to open a homicide investigation. Police have not yet released details on what has led them to suspect the death is a homicide.

Police say the home is vacant and has no utilities. The victim had no form of identification, so officers are working to figure out who she is and notify family.

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