Woman charged with driving murder suspect to scene of deadly shooting in Price Chopper parking lot

Ranesha A. Carson

Ranesha A. Carson

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A metro woman is facing charges for allegedly driving a murder suspect to the scene of the crime.

Prosecutors charged 21-year-old Ranesha A. Carson with 2nd degree accessory to a robbery, hindering prosecution, leaving the scene of a shooting, and tampering with physical evidence. Carson is accused of driving Fazon K. Swinton to a Price Chopper parking lot in April, where Swinton allegedly shot and killed Jacob Brantner.

Fazon K. Swinton

Fazon K. Swinton

Court documents say Carson knew that Swinton planned to rob Brantner, and then drove him away from the scene.

Records allege Carson gave false statements about Swinton’s injuries and attempted to get rid of the car used in the robbery. She later admitted she was with Swinton at the time of the murder.

Jake Brantner was killed on April 3 outside Price Chopper in Kansas City.

Jake Brantner was killed on April 3 outside Price Chopper in Kansas City.

Prosecutors have requested a $100,000 bond.