KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Around 10:30 a.m., officers were called to the 7900 block of N. Forest on a reported welfare check.

The calling party stated one of her employees had not shown up for work and that was unusual behavior for her.

Officers responded to speak with the family and gained entry into the residence.

A woman was located inside of the home unresponsive suffering from unknown bodily injuries.

The incident is being investigated as a homicide. If anyone has any information, they are asked to contact TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.