Police identify woman shot to death Sunday in south KCMO

A person of interest is in custody
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Posted at 6:56 PM, Dec 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 22:16:39-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A person of interest is in custody after a woman was fatally shot Sunday night in Kansas City, Missouri.

KCPD officers responded shortly before 6 p.m. to the 11300 block of Ditman Avenue, where the woman was located suffering from gunshot wounds.

EMS declared the woman — identified Tuesday as 22-year-old Elizabeth Miles — dead at the scene, according to a KCPD spokesperson.

Police also announced Tuesday that the case has been referred to the Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney's Office for consideration of charges in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or utilize the annonymous Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

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Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the 41 Action News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the 41 Action News Mug Shot Policy.