Police identify woman found dead in KCK

Police identified Patricia D. Smith Thursday morning as the woman found dead near 98th Street and Georgia Avenue in Kansas City, Kan.

Smith was discovered early Wednesday. Police are investigating the death, but cannot say yet if foul play is involved because her cause of death has not been determined.

As the investigation continues, police have asked for the public’s help locating Smith’s missing Toyota Corolla. The red 1992 model has the Missouri license plate “IBP 97N.” The four-door also has a distinctive dent on the driver’s side rear door.

Anyone with information is asked to call 913-573-6020 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.