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Jackson County sheriff: Body found in Independence Thursday

Death appears medical in nature
Jackson County body found
Posted at 2:20 PM, Jan 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-16 16:36:26-05

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.

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.