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PLATTE COUNTY, Mo. – The Platte County Sheriff’s Office said it received a call that someone had found a dead body near East Dye Store Road and Dye Store Road on Friday morning. A death investigation has been initiated; no description of the body has been given yet.

The sheriff’s office has requested the assistance of the Kansas City Police Metro Squad to assist in the investigation and the scene is being processed by the KCPD Crime Scene Unit.

The sheriff’s office said it is unknown how long the body had been where it was found before being discovered. This is a developing story and we have a crew working to gather details. Refresh this page for updates.