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23-year-old woman found dead in KC apartment identified as victim of homicide

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A woman found dead at Park Highlands Apartments has been identified as 23-year-old Lidajah Oliver, according to Kansas City police.

Police have not said how Oliver died but said her body was found shortly after 1:30 p.m. Friday inside an apartment in the 6400 block of Manchester Avenue.

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.

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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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