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April 30, 2014

Police investigate possible homicide at Northland apartment complex

Witnesses had reported seeing a naked man covered in blood running around an apartment complex in the 7900 block of North Hickory, just west of Barry Road and U.S. 169. When police arrived, the man was gone. They found a woman’s body inside an apartment.

Kansas City police are investigating after a woman was found dead in her Northland apartment Wednesday morning.

Police were called just before 7 a.m. to the apartment complex in the 7900 block of North Hickory, just west of Barry Road and U.S. 169. Witnesses had reported seeing a naked man covered in blood running around the apartment complex, police said.

When police arrived, the man was gone. They found the woman’s body inside an apartment.

A short time later, officers arrested a man who had gotten into a wreck at Missouri 152 and Interstate 435. He fit the description of the man seen at the apartment, police said.

No further details, including cause of death or a possible motive, were released. Police said the complex is known for generating its share of calls to police.

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