Kansas City Crime Scene: Olivia Jansen Death Sentencing & Other Tragedy

For close readers we share really depressing follow-up to a soul-crushing report along with more deets about police action, court cases and news from tonight . . . And, as always, we attempt to finish with a bit of hope.

Jacqulyn Kirkpatrick sentenced to more than 3O years for death of Olivia Jansen

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- A woman who pleaded guilty for the death of Olivia Jansen learned her fate inside an emotional courtroom Monday afternoon. Jacqulyn Kirkpatrick was sentenced to 376 months, a little more than 31 years, with credit for time served.

Jacqulyn Kirkpatrick sentenced to 31 years for the murder of 3-year-old Olivia Jansen

WARNING: Details in this story may be considered graphic to someJacqulyn Kirkpatrick has been sentenced for murder in the 2nd degree, in the death of 3-year-old Olivia Jansen. She was also sentenced for one count of child abuse and two counts of interference with a law enforcement officer.Kirkpatrick pleaded guilty to the crimes back in early November.

Woman sentenced to more than 30 years for death of 3-year-old Olivia Jansen

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Wyandotte County judge sentenced a woman to more than 31 years in prison for her role in the death of her boyfriend's 3-year-old daughter. Jacqulyn Kirkpatrick was sentenced to 376 months, or 31 years and 3 months, in prison in total on Monday in the death of Olivia Jansen.

Kansas City man convicted of 15 illegal gun sales

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man has been convicted of illegally selling 15 guns, including some that have been linked to shootings. Federal prosecutors said 27-year-old Mickael Oliver will face at least seven years in prison when he is sentenced.

Kansas City man sentenced following gunfight that injured car lot employee

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man was sentenced to 18 years in federal prison for a robbery attempt that ended in a gunfight at a Grandview, Missouri, car lot. Lyndale E. Watson, who also goes by "Red, "Blood," and "Stoni Blud," pleaded guilty to attempted robbery and carrying a firearm in July.

Road rage victim's organ donations help save seven lives

Organ donation is turning a fatal road rage incident into new life for seven people.HCA Midwest is honoring 19-year-old Christopher Hutson Jr. on Monday night for choosing organ donation."He was a ball of energy. He was a loving kind, funny person. He could get along with anybody, any race, any age," Hutson's brother Desmond Hutson said.

Pregnant Kansas City mom gifted new car after vehicle stolen, stripped for parts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A stranger's act of kindness is helping a pregnant Kansas City mother-in-need get a new set of wheels for her family. Dalynn Moore's car was stolen after leaving it on I-435 following a flat tire. Police found her car a few days later, but her car was no longer drivable, stripped of all major parts.

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