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Kansas City police investigate remains of body discovered Saturday

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Posted at 2:17 PM, Apr 15, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-15 15:17:50-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City, Missouri, police spokesperson said detectives are investigating the discovery of human remains Saturday afternoon.

The spokesperson said officers were notified around 4:30 p.m. of a deceased person in the area of E. 80th Street and Troost Avenue. Responding officers located a body “in an advanced state of decomposition.”

Police are working with the Jackson County Medical Examiner to determine the cause and nature of death.

A death investigation remains underway.

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