Body found near Blue River Rd and 71-Highway

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — KCPD is investigating after a body was found Wednesday afternoon.

A body was found along Blue River Road near 71-Highway. When first responders arrived, a male victim was discovered in a wooded area. KCFD personnel declared him deceased at the scene.

Authorities have not yet released an identity of a cause of death.

FOX 4 will update with more information as details emerge.