Independence PD looking for person of interest in Oct. 30 homicide

Posted at 3:40 PM, Nov 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-03 16:40:52-04

The Independence Police Department is asking for help to find a person of interest in connection with a homicide.

Just before 2 a.m. on Oct. 30, police were called to the area of the 20100 block of E. 12th Terrace S. on a shots fired call. Officers found Jacobsen L. Laumoli, 27, of Independence, dead outside a home in the area with an apparent gunshot wound.

Police are now looking for Travon M. Williams, 21, as a person of interest in the case. Williams is described as 5’9” tall, weighs about 200 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on Williams’s whereabouts is asked to call the Tips Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS, IPD Tips at (816) 325-7777 or email



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