Police identify weighted-down body found at Truman Lake

Police are investigating the case as a homicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police have identified the victim whose weighted-down body was recovered from Truman Lake.

Missouri Highway Patrol Spokesman Collin Stosberg said the victim is 15-year-old Khighla L. Parks, of Willard, Mo.

Authorities said Parks was last seen walking near her home around 5 p.m. on Sept. 20 in northwest Greene County, Mo.

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A boater found Parks on Sept. 30 near the shore in Warsaw, Mo., according to the Benton County Sheriff's Department.

Police are treating the case as a homicide. No suspects are in custody.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Benton County Sheriff's Department, 660-438-5252.

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