The body of a woman was found by Kansas City police Saturday morning in a residence in the 5500 block of Paloma Avenue.
Police said the woman appeared to be about 50 years old. Detectives are investigating the death as a homicide.
About 4 p.m., a person of interest was taken into custody by police outside the home.
Officers discovered the victim about 9:45 a.m. after answering a report of a cutting.
Anyone with information was urged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.