Woman killed near 12th and Olive, KC police investigating homicide

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A little before 11:00 a.m. Saturday morning KCMO police were called to a home near 12th and Olive. When officers arrived they found a female victim that had been injured and was bleeding.

Officers called for an ambulance while they provided first aid to the victim. When paramedics arrived they found that the woman had died from her injuries.

That woman was later identified as Maije Benson, 22.

Detectives are interviewing people who may have been witnesses to the incident as the technicians were looking for evidence. One person was taken into custody at the scene for questioning.

This is Kansas City’s 147th homicide in 2020.

If you have any information about the crime please call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. There is a $25,000 reward for the right information.

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