Kansas City police are investigating a homicide early Tuesday after the body of a woman was found near Roanoke Park in the Valentine neighborhood.
Officers were dispatched to the 3600 block of Madison Avenue on a report of a dead body. Arriving officers found a deceased female adult. The cause of death has not been determined but police are investigating it as a homicide.
Police identified the victim late Tuesday as 40-year-old Tabitha Birdsong.
No other details were immediately available.
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Anyone with information should call the Tips Hotline 816-474-8477 or the homicide unit at 816-234-5043.