Woman found dead inside vehicle during Kansas traffic stop

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -

Authorities have found a woman dead inside a vehicle after the driver was stopped for speeding in suburban Kansas City while attempting to rush the woman to a hospital.

Kansas City, Kansas, police said in a news release that police in neighboring Mission, Kansas, stopped the vehicle early Tuesday. Inside officers found a 28-year-old woman dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

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“The preliminary investigation revealed that she was meeting up with an acquaintance," Kansas City, Kansas police spokesperson Cameron Morgan said. "That’s all I know for sure right now.”

The driver was not considered a suspect, KCTV reports.

The release says the investigation determined that the crime happened in Kansas City, Kansas. The name of the slain woman wasn't immediately released.

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