Kansas City police are still trying to identify a woman who was found dead Monday behind an abandoned house.
Officers responded to a report of gunshots about 2:20 p.m. in the 2100 block of East 45th Street. When officers arrived, they found the victim behind the house near 45th Street and Garfield Avenue, dead from what appeared to be gunshot wounds.
Police are asking the public to help identify the victim. She is described as a black female, 5 feet 6 inches and 200 pounds. She was wearing blue jeans, a black shirt and white tennis shoes, and had several tattoos.
Those with information about the victim are encouraged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (474-8477).