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Woman killed in Overland Park, police say; 1 in custody

Posted at 6:13 PM, Jan 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-15 17:14:06-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Overland Park police are investigating a woman's death as a homicide after she was found dead on Tuesday afternoon.

Police responded to a call just before 1:40 p.m. in the 5500 block of West 148th Terrace.

When officers got to the scene, they found a woman who was dead. She was identified Wednesday as Layne R. Mays of Overland Park.

Overland Park Police Department Public Information Officer John Lacy said the death appears to be a domestic situation and that a suspect is in custody. Police are not looking for anyone else.

The woman was in her early 20s, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Overland Park police at 913-344-8768 or the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.