Kansas City, Kansas, police identify woman killed in May 1 murder

Crime Scene
Posted at 12:24 AM, May 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-19 16:51:51-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, MAY 19 | Police have identified the victim as 32-year-old Tiara Adams.

In a release announcing Adams' identity, police also reminded the public that help for domestic violence situations is available 24 hours a day at 800-799-7233.

The second deceased person, identified as 34-year-old Timothy Jenkins, is listed as the suspect and was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

ORIGINAL STORY | The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department is investigating a double homicide.

Police say officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of North 26th Street on a shooting call at 11:43 p.m Saturday.

When they arrived, they discovered two people dead at the scene, and another person was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

The shooting is being investigated and there is no further suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at

Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the KSHB 41 News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the KSHB 41 News Mug Shot Policy.