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KC police investigating homicide after body found in vehicle in Blue Valley Park

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Update: Kansas City police investigated a homicide after the body of a female was discovered in a car in Blue Valley Park. The victim has been identified as Kaaya Wright, 40.

A witness said he was driving through the park when he saw the body and notified police.

Officers responded shortly before 6:30 a.m. Friday to the park at 2301 Topping.

The cause of death is still under investigation but police are investigating the incident as a homicide, said Capt. Tim Hernandez, a spokesman for the Kansas City Police Department.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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Katie Moore covers crime and justice issues for The Star. She is a University of Kansas graduate and was previously a reporter in her hometown of Topeka, Kansas.
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