Body found near Kansas City, Kan., middle school

Police are investigating the Wednesday afternoon discovery of a body near a Kansas City, Kan., middle school.

The body was found in a field behind Coronado Middle School in the 1700 block of North 64th Street, according to police.

The discovery was made just before 2:30 p.m.

There was no apparent cause of death, and police said that an autopsy will be performed.

Police asked anyone with information about the death to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

Tony Rizzo: 816-234-4435, @trizzkc