Whilst the death penalty is unlikely in Kansas . . . Here's look at family and community reaction following a tragedy . . .
Dad of suspect accused of killing 3-year-old Kansas City, Kan., girl calls for capital punishment charge
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Wyandotte County father and his girlfriend are charged in the death of his 3-year-old daughter, Olivia Jansen. Howard Jansen III and Jacqulyn Kirkpatrick are charged with first-degree murder, endangering a child and desecration of a corpse. If found guilty, the pair could face life in prison with a chance or [...]
Outside of the Wyandotte County courthouse, Olivia Jansen's family made their wishes clear, with signs and chants calling for justice. Olivia's father, Howard Jansen, III, and his girlfriend, Jacqulyn Kirkpatrick, are charged with first-degree murder, endangering of a child and desecration of her corpse.
Demands For Accountability Confront Kansas DCF
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Kansas City, Kansas woman is calling for change at the Kansas Department for Children and Families. Many in Kansas City are grieving the loss of a 3-year-old girl found dead on Friday. Saturday night a vigil was held for Olivia Jansen.
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