Judge denies request for DCF records regarding 3-year-old KCK girl’s murder

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 […]

Protesters gather outside local DCF office, demanding release of records in 3-year-old’s death

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 […]

Father and girlfriend charged in death of 3-year-old Olivia Jansen in Wyandotte County

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 […]