Police say teen sex abuse victim led officials to body east of Kansas City

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GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (AP) — Police say they were led to human remains buried on the property of a home in unincorporated Jackson County by a teenager who has accused the homeowner of sexual abuse.

The Kansas City Star, citing court records, reports that the teenage girl told police the homeowner had told her he killed a woman and hid the body. The girl says he also showed her photos of a woman’s dismembered body.

Independence police announced Wednesday that they had found human remains on property near Grain Valley amid a missing person investigation.

Police have not identified the remains and declined to identify the missing person. The homeowner has not been charged in the case of the remains found.

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