For Immediate Release
Nov. 6, 2020
A Kansas City man, 28, has been charged in fatal stabbing in KC on Thursday, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Trever A. Young, dob: 7/2/1992, faces Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action.*
According to court records filed today, Kansas City police officers responded on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, to a reported cutting in the 3700 block of Gardner in Kansas City. Officers found the victim, David Atkison, dob: 7/14/1985. He died later of his wounds at the hospital. A witness identified the suspect and showed in which direction he had left the scene on foot. Police canvassed the area and surveillance video showed his direction. Police took the defendant into custody and found a bloody knife and clothing on him.
Prosecutors requested a bond of $250,000 cash only.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.