Sedalia Police say an initial investigation into the case of 33-year-old Heather McClellan, who died after an assault Sunday night, revealed stab wounds as the apparent cause of death.

Police reported that McClellan succumbed to injuries she sustained in an assault involving a weapon, but did not identify the type of weapon. An autopsy on McClellan is pending.

Police say they are following up on several leads, and have identified a person or persons of interest in the case, but have not made any names public.

Anyone with information regarding the death of Heather McClellan should contact Detective Jill Green at the Sedalia Police Department at 660-827-7823 Ext. 1213.

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