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Mother searches for answers nearly 3 years after son's murder

Posted at 12:42 PM, Jan 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-08 17:35:42-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kendra Jackson is serving a life sentence.  

“A life term of hurt. The void, and you’ve changed, and your lifestyle has changed and everything about you has changed, but the murderer is living his life as is,” she sais.  

Her son's 21st birthday is approaching, and it’s one he’ll never get to see.  

In 2015, Asaan Williams was shot and killed in broad daylight at Seven Oaks Park in Kansas City, Missouri.  

Jackson said she is in disbelief, knowing the murder remains unsolved.  

“It’s going on three years and I think that’s just a shame. You have the holidays and my son is not there, and then you have February and his birthday is coming up, and the following month he was murdered,” she said.

In the new year, Jackson and prosecutors are facing the same issues they have all along.  

According to KCPD, there are no new leads or updates.  

Prosecutors have said numerous times that they can’t solve a case without witnesses coming forward, including Asaan Williams’ murder.  

A cross bearing his picture rests at the park, near the murder site, and because of Jackson’s efforts, security cameras are now in the park too.  

As an additional set of eyes overlooks the park, the hope is someone has the bravery and compassion to come forward with what they witnessed three years ago.