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Police identify woman found mortally wounded at 57th and Cambridge Avenue

The home where David Love fatally shot his ex-girlfriend, Jessika Peppers, to death last summer. Authorities ruled the shooting self-defense.
The home where David Love fatally shot his ex-girlfriend, Jessika Peppers, to death last summer. Authorities ruled the shooting self-defense. jtoyoshiba@kcstar.com

Kansas City police have identified a 32-year-old woman found fatally shot in 5700 block of Cambridge Avenue as Jessika Peppers.

Officers responded to the shooting and found Peppers suffering from a gunshot wound.

Peppers was taken to a hospital, where she died two hours later. Police took a suspect in custody at the crime scene.

No other details were immediately available.

Glenn E. Rice: 816-234-4341, @GRicekcstar

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