Woman found dead in KCK home, police investigating shooting

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A woman was found dead yesterday, October 28, and police are investigating the incident as a crime, according to a statement from the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department.

Officers responded shortly after 8:30 p.m. to the 1700 block of Short Avenue, a residential block just off of N. 18th Street, on a shooting call.

When they arrived, they found a woman inside the residence. She was already dead.

She has been identified as 39-year-old Rajeeni Bennett.

Police investigated the case with their Criminal Investigations Division. However, the death was ruled an accident by police.

KCKPD asks anyone with information on this shooting to call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS(8477).


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