Woman Found Dead Behind Kansas Convenience Store

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KIOWA, Kan. (KAKE) — Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found behind a Kansas convenience store.

The woman's body was found at about 12:30 p.m. Monday behind the Little Store, located in the 300 block of Main Street in the town of Kiowa.

The Barber County Sheriff's Office isn't commenting on circumstances surrounding her death, or the possible cause. They're also waiting to confirm her identity in order to notify next of kin.

Investigators are also unsure how long the body had been there before being discovered. The Barber County sheriff said the location where she was found is secluded.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has been asked to assist and agents were sent to Kiowa. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Barber County Sheriff's Department at (620) 886-5678.