The Cass County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman whose body was found Sunday along Interstate 49 as Megan E. Wheeler, 32, of Harrisonville.
A passerby discovered Wheeler’s body about 11:30 a.m. between the southbound lanes of I-49 and Peculiar Drive, just north of Harrisonville.
The Metropolitan Area Major Case Squad convened Monday to investigate Wheeler’s death. Anyone who was in the area between midnight Saturday and 11:00 a.m. Sunday should contact law enforcement if they have information, the sheriff’s office said.
Investigators have not yet released a cause of death.
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Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.