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Police investigate decomposed body on I-435

Posted: 2:17 PM, Jul 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-06 18:59:37-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police shut down the ramp from Front Street to southbound Interstate 435 in east Kansas City for several hours Friday after someone found a badly decomposed body.

Police received a call from a passerby about a body laying in the grass.

The body appeared to be a black male, who did not appear to not be wearing a shirt and had on black basketball shorts.

The cause of death remains under investigation. The entrance ramp had reopened by Friday evening.