KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A homicide investigation is underway after utility workers discovered a body Thursday morning in Kansas City, Missouri.
Police were called around 10 a.m. to the area of Hillcrest and Oldham Road.
Initial investigation led officers to the body of a deceased male. Police later identified the victim as 18-year-old Oscar Cabral.
A police spokesperson said Thursday the death appeared to be suspicious, prompting homicide detectives to take over the investigation.
Police say they do not have any information about a suspect or the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the anonymous TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.
For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at P3Tips.com.