Homicide investigation underway near E. 43rd & Crysler Ave. in Independence

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A homicide investigation is underway in Independence Monday.

Police say they were dispatched to a home near East 43rd and Crysler around 10:34 a.m., upon reports of a burglary. Responding officers noticed that someone had forced entry into the home. They also located someone dead inside.

Police have not said whether the individual found was the homeowner or the burglar.

If you have any information about the case, call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.

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