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Family, friends mourn woman found shot to death on Kansas City sidewalk

As family and friends mourn the death of 39-year-old Kiley M. Cubie of Kansas City who was found shot to death last week on a sidewalk in a Kansas City neighborhood, a GoFundMe fundraising page has been set up to help cover funeral costs.
As family and friends mourn the death of 39-year-old Kiley M. Cubie of Kansas City who was found shot to death last week on a sidewalk in a Kansas City neighborhood, a GoFundMe fundraising page has been set up to help cover funeral costs. GoFundMe

Family and friends are mourning 39-year-old Kiley M. Cubie, who was found fatally shot last week on a sidewalk in a Kansas City neighborhood.

Officers responding to a report of an injured person found Cubie about 4:30 a.m. Thursday near 36th Street and Park Avenue. Police discovered she had been shot. She was declared dead at the scene.

GoFundMe and YouCaring fundraising pages have been established to help pay funeral costs for Cubie.

"We are truly devastated, hurt, angry and confused by this unexpected occurrence that has been bestowed upon us," fundraiser organizer Talisha Cubie wrote on both pages.

Tineeka Alford-Rhodes of Kansas City posted on Facebook that she was saddened by Cubie's death.

"The last time I saw you we laughed and laughed some more," Alford-Rhodes wrote. "KC aint fair!!!!"

Reese Brown of Kansas City said on Facebook that she couldn't believe that someone had killed her close friend.

"Been knowing her my whole life. Another person that was dear to me is gone now the hole in my heart is even bigger," Brown wrote.

Police have encouraged anyone with information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

Robert A. Cronkleton: 816-234-4261, @cronkb
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