Blue Springs police on Monday identified Lisa Jo Tharp, 44, of Trenton, Mo. as the woman who was found dead last week in an area motel.
A housekeeper discovered Tharps body last Thursday morning in a room at the Knights Inn, an extended-stay hotel near Interstate 70 and Woods Chapel Road.
Tharp had been living at the motel since last July, authorities said.
The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Blue Springs police at 816 228-0150 or the TIPS Hotline at 816 474-TIPS.
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