Manhunt underway after mother, three children are found dead in Kansas home

PARSONS, Kan. - A manhunt is underway in southeastern Kansas after a woman and her three children were found dead in their Labette County home.

Cami Umbarger, 29, and her three kids were found inside the home in Parsons, Kan., about 160 miles south of Kansas City.

Authorities are searching for David Cornell Bennett, Jr., of Cherryvale, Kan., according to a news release from Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.

It was not clear what the relationship was between the victims and Bennett.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is assisting in the investigation.

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office officials confirm he was last seen heading north from a Dollar General on 3176 W. Main Street in Independence, Kan., around 12:45 p.m.

According to authorities he was last seen wearing a black jacket with a purple hoodie underneath, a ball camp with unknown writing and blue jeans.

If you see him, you are advised to call 911. Bennett is considered armed and dangerous.

 


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