2 found dead, homicide investigation underway

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Posted at 7:03 AM, Aug 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-03 14:14:20-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, Aug. 3 | The victims were identified as 30-year-old Mona Lisa Bruce and 31-year-old Jamell Funderburke.

ORIGINAL STORY, Aug. 2 | Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating a double homicide.

Dispatchers received a report of a shooting at 1600 Citadel Drive just after 6 a.m.

Callers reported hearing a verbal altercation and then what sounded like gunshots.

Police said two people were found dead with what appeared to be gunshots and they are investigating it as a homicide.

One man and one woman were killed.

Detectives are canvassing for witnesses. There is no suspect information at this time.

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