Kansas City, Kan., police on Tuesday were investigating a homicide after finding a woman dead in a hotel room at 501 Southwest Boulevard.
Officers were called to the Oak Tree Inn hotel shortly before 7 p.m. and found a woman in her 20s dead in one of the rooms, according to police.
Investigators saw marks on the body but did not know if a weapon had been used.
The investigation continued.
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The killing was the 79th homicide in the Kansas City area this year. Fifty-one of the homicides in 2016 occurred in Kansas City.