Kansas City Police Officers responded to the 6400 block of East 12th street Sunday morning, February 17th at approximately 9:15 am.
KCPD officers declared the victim deceased upon arrival. The victim has been identified as Lakeasha Taylor, 22, of Kansas City, Missouri. Police have no suspect information at this time.
This is the fourth homicide in the Sheffield neighborhood in the last six months and the sixth in the last year.
Anyone with information is urged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.