Kansas troopers need help identifying woman's body found along I-35

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KAKE) -

Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman whose body was found after she was possibly hit by a vehicle on I-35.

The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department contacted the Kansas Highway Patrol  on Friday evening after the body was found near 7th Street. 

Investigators believe a woman had been walking north on I-35 just before midnight. An additional call had found that pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle, or vehicles about midnight and was in the roadway on I-35 in Kansas City, Kansas, the patrol said in a news release. 

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. She had no identification. 

She is believed to be of Hispanic origin with brown hair and brown eyes. She is between 5-foot-2 and 5-foot-4 and weighs about 160 pounds.

She has the following identifying tattoos on her body:

  • Right wrist—Michael
  • Left Upper Arm—Aaliagah
  • Left wrist—Gabriel 4ever
  • Left ankle—Alanno

Anyone with information is asked to call Trooper Nick Irwin at (913) 782-8100 or the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.


Previous story:

Investigators are looking for a driver in a deadly hit-and-run Saturday morning in northeast Kansas.

After midnight, a woman was walking on I-35, near the 7th Street Trafficway in Wyandotte County. She was struck by a vehicle and died, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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