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Woman’s body found at Park Highlands Apartments. KC police investigating homicide

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Kansas City police were investigating at Park Highlands Apartments Friday afternoon after a woman’s body was found.

The victim’s identity has not been released, but police said it appeared she was a woman in her 20s.

Police were called to the apartment in the 6400 block of Manchester Avenue shortly after 1:30 p.m. to investigate a report of a possible body found.

Officers arrived and located the woman dead in her apartment.

Her death is being investigated as homicide, police said.

No suspect information was available.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kansas City Police Department Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

Kaitlyn Schwers covers breaking news and crime at night for The Kansas City Star. Originally from Willard, Mo., she spent nearly three years reporting in Arkansas and Illinois before returning to Missouri and joining The Star in 2017.


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