KCPD: Suspicious injuries on human remains found in March

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Posted at 8:24 AM, Aug 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-06 09:27:23-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The death of a person whose remains were found in March is now being investigated as a homicide.

Kansas City, Missouri, police were called to a wooded area near 34th Street and Roanoke Road on March 2 for human remains in a wooded area.

Examination of the remains over the past several months has determined there were suspicious injuries to the person.

The case is now being investigated as a homicide.

Investigators are still working to identify the person, but believe the remains belong to an adult male.

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