New clues discovered in KCK cold case

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(AP)-- Authorities say a Kansas City, Kansas, woman with the first name of Darlene may have been the person whose remains were found 32 years ago in a western Missouri field.

Clay County Sheriff's Detective Jesse Stoker says the name is being released in hopes of generating more clues to identify the woman who was shot in the head three times.

The Kansas City Star reports a tipster left the name on a hotline in October, when authorities released a new composite.

The tipster also said the woman might have had two children and maybe the person with whom she occasionally carpooled to work.

Authorities initially thought the woman was white, but now believe she was black and between the ages of 17 and 23.