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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Jackson County jury convicts KC woman in October 2019 triple murder

For Immediate Release
Nov. 4, 2021

A Jackson County jury late Thursday convicted a Kansas City woman in the triple murder in October 2019 in the area of 45th and South Benton Avenue in Kansas City, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Lynnsey D. Jones, dob: 9/5/1984, was convicted of three counts of Murder 1st Degree and three counts of Armed Criminal Action. 

According to court records, Kansas City police responded to the area of 45th  and South Benton Avenue on the sound of gunshots. A woman, the defendant, was taken into custody at the scene. A firearm was recovered from the vehicle that she was observed entering on the passenger side. Another suspect also was taken into custody. Police located three deceased victims at the scene.

Jones will be sentenced by a Jackson County judge in a future hearing. A second defendant in the murders awaits trial.

Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys Jeremy Baldwin, Dion Sankar and Clayton Whitworth prosecute the case on behalf of the state of Missouri.

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

*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.

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