Woman dead, suspect in custody after Kansas City, Kansas, disturbance

Posted at 8:00 PM, Apr 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-14 15:53:46-04

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — UPDATE |Police identified the victim in this case as 50-year-old Teresa Jones.

ORIGINAL STORY | One woman is dead and a suspect is in custody after a disturbance Sunday night in Kansas City, Kansas.

Police responded shortly before 5 p.m. to 15 North 10th Street, where they located a deceased woman in an apartment unit.

The suspect fled the scene, but officer took the individual into custody “a short time later,” according to police.

There is no additional information at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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