KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Wyandotte County judge has denied FOX4’s request for the Kansas Division of Children and Families records regarding Olivia Jansen. KCK Police and DCF determined the 3-year-old’s death was the result of child abuse, after her body was found beaten and buried in a shallow grave July 10. It is the […]
A metro woman is selling signs to show support for the 3-year-old who prosecutors said died at the hand of her dad and his girlfriend. Her death motivated a stranger to begin a movement in her memory.
Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) has released a summary of their public records of cases involving 3-year-old Olivia Jansen after concluding that her death was in fact a result of child abuse.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A 3-year-old Kansas City, Kansas girl reported missing weeks ago only to be found in a shallow grave the same day an AMBER Alert was issued for her was covered in bruises from head to toe and died of a brain bleed according to investigators. An affidavit FOX4 obtained Monday provided […]
Kansas Department for Children and Families balked at releasing records about Olivia Jansen, whose battered body was found this month and whose guardians have been charged with murder.
Supporters held a taco dinner benefit drive on July 25 in the parking lot of Coach Lite club, near the area where the 3-year old’s body was found.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — One week after Olivia Jansen was found dead in a wooded area off 34th and Steele Road, the child was laid to rest, surrounded by hundreds of people who will never forget her. Olivia’s father, Howard Jansen III and his girlfriend, Jacqulyn Kirkpatrick, have been charged with her murder, but Friday […]
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — More than a week after the Kansas Department for Children and Families promised to detail its involvement with 3-year-old Olivia Jansen before her death, those documents remain sealed. Court records FOX4 has obtained independently show the girl was found in a shallow grave in Kansas City, Kansas, on July 10, covered […]
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Kansas Department for Children and Families released a summary Friday of its involvement with 3-year-old Olivia Jansen and her family. On June 10, Olivia’s father, Howard Jansen III, reported her missing. That same day, Olivia’s body was found in a shallow grave in a wooded area in KCK, not far […]
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Olivia Jansen’s relatives say they tried to get help for her from the state. Help didn’t come soon enough. And now other families say they fear that same system is failing them, too. Dozens marched from the Wyandotte County Courthouse to the Kansas Department for Children and Families in KCK, voicing […]
Hundreds of mourners and supporters gathered to pay the respects bringing flowers, stuffed animals, pictures and candles.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The Wyandotte County District Attorney announced formal charges against Howard Jansen, the father of 3-year-old Olivia Jansen, and Jacqulyn Kirkpatrick, Jansen’s girlfriend on Sunday night. Jansen has been charged with first-degree murder, aggravated child endangerment and criminal desecration. Kirkpatrick faces the same charges. Prosecutors are asking for a bond of $500,00 […]