UPDATE: Kansas City police say the victim of the homicide is 67-year-old Fannie Delia Young. Police are still seeking tips.
A maintenance worker noticed that a resident's mail had been stacking up for several days and decided to check on the woman.
The woman, described as a black female in her mid-sixties, lived alone at 12th and Michigan. Her body was discovered around 3:30 p.m. Monday.
The woman's name and cause of death aren't public yet, but her death is being investigated as a homicide, bringing Kansas City, Missouri's homicide toll to 92 for 2010.
If you have information about this woman's death, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.