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Caldwell County Sheriff's Department seeks video footage from public in connection to arson cases

Caldwell County fire
Posted at 11:46 AM, May 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-19 12:46:42-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Caldwell County Sheriff's Department is asking for people who reside on southwest Highway 116 and State Route D that have a camera system that faces the road to contact them.

This request by the department is in connection to a series of three apparent arson fires that occurred on May 10, 2022, one of which killed an elderly woman.

Residents who have such road-facing camera systems, or were present and taking photos or videos of the scenes at any of the structure fires, are asked to contact Detective Kirkendoll at 816-586-2681.

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