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Standoff ends after suspect is found dead inside Kansas City apartment

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Posted at 12:10 AM, Feb 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-01 06:23:30-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department said a standoff at an apartment complex near 41st and Warwick has ended.

Police entered the apartment around 1:20 a.m. and found the suspect dead inside.

Police were called to the area around 7:15 p.m. Sunday after a woman had fled to a neighbor's apartment asking for help.

The woman said she had been raped and was able to provide officers with information regarding a suspect who was believed to be inside an apartment in the building.

A relative of the suspect was also inside the apartment. When officers entered the apartment, that person was unharmed inside.

The victim was transported to the hospital.

A death investigation is now underway.