Police identify woman found dead in car near Smart and Van Brunt

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A woman was found dead in car near Smart and Van Brunt Thursday around 8:30 a.m.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police say a homicide investigation is underway after officers found a woman dead near Smart and Van Brunt Thursday.

Officers were initially dispatched to the area at 8:32 a.m. on an ambulance call.

Responding officers found 34-year-old Elaine Segovia of Independence dead inside of a vehicle.

Details surrounding her cause of death have not yet been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.