FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer:
September 18th, 2016
Lt. Kevin Tieman,
Cass County Sheriff's Office
The Cass County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a death near I-49 and Peculiar Drive, approximately 2 miles north of Harrisonville.
Passerby discovered a body in the ditch between the southbound lanes of I-49 and Peculiar Drive around 11:30 a.m. this morning.
At this time the victim is being identified as a white female in her early twenties. Detectives do not believe that this victim it is related to any other ongoing investigations in the metro area. The Cass County Sheriff's Office will be working with the Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office to determine the exact cause of death and a positive identification. Anyone with information is asked to call the Cass County Sheriff's Office at 816-380-5200