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Police: Woman found dead in Independence apartment

Posted at 2:18 PM, Nov 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-17 15:18:27-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Independence police are hoping the public can help generate leads after a woman was found dead inside of an apartment Wednesday night.

A police spokesperson said officers were called around 9:45 p.m. to the 16900 block of E. Larkspur Lane.

Residents near the apartment complex reported hearing shots fired in a particular apartment unit.

When officers arrived on scene, they located a woman dead from a gunshot wound.

Police say they have no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the 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

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