2 dead at 55th and Wabash in KCMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two people were found dead at 55th and Wabash Friday night.

An aunt said her daughter, who is a cousin to one of the victims, drove by the house and noticed an open door. When the cousin approached the door, a one-year-old was inside crying. The cousin found the crying child, then noticed blood and found her cousin, described by police as a black female in her 20s.

Family identified the woman as Myiesha Turner, 27.

While police said the second victim was a child, aged 4-6, family said she was three years old. Family said Damiah White was the child killed inside the home.

Several family members gathered at the scene and erupted in grief as police updated reporters about the deaths of their loved ones. Also inside the home was Turner's one-year-old son. Family members said the woman and her children moved to the area in the last few weeks.

Authorities are calling both of the deaths homicide. They have not yet released a suspect description.

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