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Journey for Justice podcast: Kylr Yust trial update No. 2

Posted at 7:27 PM, Apr 06, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — During the second day of Kylr Yust's double-murder trial, jurors heard from 15 witnesses.

The prosecution and defense began laying groundwork for their respective arguments.

While the prosecution's line of questioning focused on Yust's abusive relationship with Kara Kopetsky (one of his alleged victims), the defense started poking holes in the investigation of this case.

41 Action News' Caitlin Knute and Andres Gutierrez detail some key points in witness testimonies from family, friends and investigators.

41 Action News is committed to bringing you complete coverage of the trial of Kylr Yust, the man accused in the murders of Kara Kopetsky and Jessica Runions. Visit for all our stories, case details, timeline and more.