Homicide

KMBZ News Staff
June 11, 2018 - 4:05 pm
UPDATE 12Jun18 1730 Police have made contact with the woman they were seeking who was seen in video surveillance at the Applebee's restaurant. The Metro Squad has disbanded and the Raytown Police Department will continue the investigation into the shooting. ### Raytown, MO - The Metro Squad is...
Read More
Bill Grady
April 26, 2018 - 6:48 am
A local businessman says Kansas City's murder rate is at a crisis level and he wants elected officals to take bold action. Bill George, CEO of Kansas City Transportation Group, sent an open letter to Kansas City Mayor Sly James in which he says he will not contribute to political campaigns until...
Read More
Marc LaVoie
March 05, 2018 - 4:53 am
Three people are dead at the scene of a shooting and fire near 48th Terrace and Sycamore in a neighborhood not far from the Truman Sports Complex in Kansas City. Police say they were alerted to a possible homicide and active shooter situation at a home around 2:30 a.m. Monday. A woman's body was...
Read More
February 01, 2018 - 7:34 am
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - Friends say a pregnant Kansas woman whose death is being investigated as a homicide had expected to learn the sex of her baby on the day she died. The Kansas City Star reports that 23-year-old Ashley Harlan was found dead Tuesday inside an Olathe townhome. She had moved to...
Read More
Marc LaVoie
January 05, 2018 - 10:07 am
The victim in an apparent traffic accident at US 40 Highway and Manchester Drive died as a result of homicide, according to Kansas City Police. Officers were dispatched to an accident at 9:52 p.m. Thursday, according to a release from the KCPD. They found an unresponsive white male driver. Kansas...
Read More
Kansas City Police Department
Marc LaVoie
December 19, 2017 - 11:19 am
The Kansas City Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a person of interested in connection with a homicide. Malik Chapple, 21, is wanted for questioning in a homicide that took place outside an apartment complex Monday at 1500 E. 97th Street. The victim is identified as...
Read More
December 12, 2017 - 3:37 pm
Kansas City, KS - Tuesday afternoon, a third body was recovered from inside a burned home near 8th and Troupe in KCK. Police Chief Terry Ziegler tweeted out that it appears to be a homicide of some type. A department spokeperson said the deaths are suspicious. House fire at 8th & Troup appears...
Read More
Travis Walker
December 06, 2017 - 12:03 pm
Kansas City police are releasing a surveillance video, hoping it'll give them some new leads in a year old murder case. Eric Anderson was killed on Dec. 6, 2016, at the Blue Bird Motel at 8920 E. U.S. 40 Highway in Kansas City, Mo., making him 2016’s 117th victim of homicide. He was checking in as...
Read More
Marc LaVoie
November 13, 2017 - 4:37 am
Three people are dead after a shooting at a home in the 4900 block of East 17th Street in Kansas City. Officers were sent to a home for the report of a shooting around 10 a.m. Friday. They found the three victims in the house. A man and woman were pronounced dead at the scene. A woman was rushed to...
Read More
KMBC Channel 9 News
October 02, 2017 - 5:10 am
Lawrence Police are investigating a downtown shooting that left three people dead and wounded two others. The Lawrence Journal-World reports the shooting happened around 1:45 a.m. Sunday in a popular restaurant and bar area downtown not far from police headquarters. Kelly Schmidt, owner of the...
Read More

Pages