For Immediate Release
July 17, 2017
New manslaughter charges were filed today against a Kansas City defendant in connection with the death of 9-year-old child in a recent vehicular accident, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
According to an amended complaint filed today, Kaveon C. Cottonham of Grandview now faces a charge of Involuntary Manslaughter 1st Degree in connection with the death of a 9-year-old child in a July 12, 2017, vehicular crash.*
The child passed away July 14 as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. The Jackson County Prosecutor's Office earlier filed charges against Cottonham, before the child's death.
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.