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Posted on: July 19, 2021

KC man charged in murders of family members inside their KC residence

For Immediate Release
July 19, 2021

A 38-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in connection to the murders of three persons found on July 15, 2021, by police after family members inquired about their welfare inside a Kansas City residence in the 3200 block of Woodland, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Rahman M. Muhammad, dob: 11/12/1982, faces three counts of Murder 2nd Degree and three counts of Armed Criminal Action charges.*

According to court records filed this weekend, a woman called from out of state to the Kansas City Police Department and asked for police to check on the welfare of relatives living in a residence in the 3200 block of Woodland. The caller stated she had made several calls to check on them over three days and had not been able to made contact. She also went to the residence but no one answered and she could hear her grandmother's dog barking from inside the residence. Police found three victims shot inside the residence, with apparent blood on the floor and walls. The family member who tried to call advised police that one victim had expressed concern to her about the aggression of her son, the defendant. Police found a knife with apparent blood on it. Police searched a residence where the defendant had been staying and a search of the residence found a cell phone that according to information from the phone carrier had been in the area of the homicide on July 13, 2021. Police also observed fresh lacerations on his hands and blood on clothing. A check of his clothing that had apparent blood found DNA likely from one victim on the clothing.

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile : (816) 674-3954

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