Just after 7:30 am this morning KCPD officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Hardesty on the report of a dead body.
Officers arrived and located a body in a transient encampment. The body appeared to have been burned.

Detectives remain on the scene investigating. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Homicide unit at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.