Police Release New Information on Body Found Behind Gas Station

Posted: Jan 31, 2014 12:47 PM by Andrea Gonzales, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Updated: Jan 31, 2014 2:11 PM

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HOLTS SUMMIT - The Holts Summit Police Department released new information Friday afternoon about a body found behind an Exxon Gas Station Thursday morning.

Sergeant Marc Haycook identified the woman Friday as 44-year-old Jessica Murafetis from Kansas City. Previously police said Murafetis was from Chilhowee, in rural Johnson County.

Haycook also said Friday the coroner was unable to perform an autopsy due to the condition of the body.

An Exxon employee discovered the body Thursday morning off Highway 54.

If you know any information regarding Murafetis' death, contact Lt. Bryan Reid with the Holts Summit Police Department at (573) 896-8431 or Callaway Crime Stoppers at (573) 592-2474.

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