KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jackson County deputies were investigating after a body was found in Independence on Thursday.
Sheriff Darryl Forte said in a tweet that the deceased person was found on Shoshone Drive near U.S. 24.
Deceased subject located at US 40 Hwy and Shoshone Dr. Undetermined cause of death. @JCSheriffOffice and Fort Osage Fire Dist on scene. Will update as information becomes available. pic.twitter.com/PJo1dsH7UU— Darryl Forte' (@sheriffforte) January 16, 2020
Forte' later said the death appeared to be medical in nature.
The sheriff’s office and Fort Osage Fire District were investigated.
No other details were immediately available.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.