KCMO police investigate suspicious death

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Police Department is investigating the suspicious death of a woman whose body was found in the Northland.

Shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday, police were called to North Eastern Avenue and Northeast 120th Street.

When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered the body of a woman near the side of the road.

She was later identified as 40-year-old Tamara R. Sparks.

Sgt. Stacey Graves with the Kansas City Police Department said the cause of death has not yet been determined. It is still considered a suspicious death investigation.

An investigation is underway, and anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the police department or CrimeStoppers at (816) 474-TIPS.


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