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Cass County Sheriff's Office investigating after woman's body found in ditch

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A woman's body was found along I-49 in Cass County. (Nathan Vickers/KCTV5) A woman's body was found along I-49 in Cass County. (Nathan Vickers/KCTV5)
CASS COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -

The Cass County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a body was found near Peculiar Drive. 

The body of a female in her 20s was discovered in a ditch between southbound lanes of Interstate 49 and Peculiar Drive. 

Authorities originally reported the body had belonged to a man. 

They are investigating the death as a suspicious one. 

The sheriff's office said they believe the body is not related to any ongoing investigations in the metro area. 

Two cyclists discovered the body around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday morning. 

The Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office will help determine the cause of death. 

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to KCTV5 for more. 

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