Police ask for help solving fatal stabbing of Gladstone woman

Police are asking for additional help in solving the fatal stabbing of a 52-year Gladstone woman.

The body of Nancy J. Bowman, 52, was found Aug. 2 in a wooded area outside the Mountain View Apartment Complex near 61st Street and Northeast Bircain Place.

An autopsy showed that Bowman had been fatally stabbed. Her death was ruled a homicide.

Bowman was last seen during the early evening hours of July 31 walking to Gladstone Fire Station No. 1 at 6118 North Oak Trafficway.

She never made it there.

Anyone with information about her death is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (474-8477).

People providing information leading to an arrest could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.