A second arrest was reported on Saturday in the death of a 3-year-old girl in Kansas, whose disappearance alerted Amber.
Jacqueline Kirkpatrick, 33, has been detained for murder and child abuse in the death of the little girl, Olivia Jansen, in Kansas City, Kansas, according to reports.
Fox 4 Kansas City reported that Kirkpatrick was the friend of Olivia’s 29-year-old father Howard Jansen III, who was arrested on the death of his daughter.
Janssen was booked on the same charges as Kirkpatrick.
He was arrested by the police after Olivia’s body was found around 5:45 pm. Nine blocks from her home, according to reports.
KCKPD investigators began searching for the girl after Jansen reported her loss and mentioned the last time I saw Olivia around 11 pm.
Jansen told the police that he discovered his daughter was missing when he woke up at 5:30 and then waited three hours to call the police.
KCKPD spokesman Tom Tomasic said they heard “many stories throughout the day” and “none of them made any sense,” according to the station.
An amber alert was issued to Olivia said that despite the absence of a known or suspected vehicle, “because of its age and the area’s inspection, investigators believe it was removed from the site.