KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A 39-year-old Kansas City, Kansas man has been arrested and charged for the shooting death of a woman in her home earlier this month.
The Wyandotte County District Attorney’s Office filed charges against Verlee McCullough for first-degree murder. According to jail records, he was booked into the Wyandotte County Jail just before 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 20.
Officers responded just after 9:30 a.m. on July 8 to a home near North 8th Street and Everett Avenue to assist medical crews on a call regarding a woman in respiratory arrest.
When officers arrived they discovered the woman, identified as 37-year-old Ashley Jones was dead.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at (816)-474-8477.
McCullough’s bond has been set at $1 million.