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KCPD officers find woman killed in south KC

Posted at 5:14 AM, Dec 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-11 06:21:58-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Around 1 a.m. Monday, officers found a woman's body outside on the ground in a neighborhood just southwest of the Kansas City Zoo. KCPD said they've opened a homicide investigation into her death. 

The initial report said the woman was in her 20s or 30s, but no other identifying information was immediately available.

Police had initially responded to an ambulance call in the area of 70th and Kensington. Officers then found the woman dead at the scene, her body on the ground just off the roadway. 

The overnight police report did not indicate how the woman might have died. There was no mention of gunfire.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call KCPD or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.