At about 3:30 p.m. yesterday, Nov. 1, police were called to an apartment in the 1200 block of Michigan about a dead body. Officers found a deceased woman inside the home. She has been identified as 67-year-old Fannie Delia Young, of Kansas City, Mo. A maintenance employee found Young after noticing she hadn't picked up her mail in several days. She lived alone. Police are not releasing her cause of death but are investigating it as a homicide. Detectives are following up on leads and ask anyone with information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).
Ms. Young's death is the city's 92nd homicide of 2010, compared to 95 at this time in 2009 and 111 at this time in 2008.