New effort to track down mom's and daughter's killer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dozens of the city and police officials gathered at Blue Hills Park in Kansas City, Mo., on Friday morning to search for a killer.

A year ago from Saturday, 28-year-old Myeisha Turner and her 3-year-old daughter Damiah White were gunned down in their home a few blocks from the park.

"Somebody knows something, and it's time for that somebody to come forward," Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters-Baker said. "We are not going to stop trying to solve this case. We're not going to stop trying to bring justice to this family and to this community."

The prosecutor and Mayor Sly Janes went through neighborhood seeking information and distributed fliers.

The victims' mother and grandmother, Cheryl Turner, also went door to door sharing stories of her little girls, saying they've left a void in her and her family's lives.

"I'm hoping for justice and some closure," Cheryl Turner said. "It's been a year now. There's been no arrest made. It has just been really hurtful and overwhelming that no one has come forth."

Shortly after the deaths, James ordered the shelter at Blue Hills Park to be painted pink, which was Damiah's favorite color. James said it will remain pink until the case is solved.

The family is holding a community vigil Saturday at Blue Springs Park at 5 p.m. 

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