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Body of missing woman found

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Posted at 5:15 PM, Dec 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-21 18:15:28-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The body of a missing woman was found Saturday morning.

Kansas City, Missouri, police were dispatched around 9:43 a.m. to East Gregory Boulevard and Ewing Avenue and located a deceased black female.

Police confirmed the identity of the woman as Renita Thompson, 28, who they said had been missing since Monday.

Family members located Thompson, according to police. A cause of death is still being investigated.

Anyone with information that could assist detectives is asked to call the homicide unit at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. A reward is available for information that leads to an arrest.