Judge blocks release of agency records for slain Kansas girl
September 16, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — State agency records of a 3-year-old girl whose body was found this summer in a shallow grave should not be released to the public, a Wyandotte County judge ruled Tuesday.
Olivia Jansen's body was found in a shallow grave on July 10, the same day her father, Howard Jansen III, reported her missing. He and his girlfriend, Jacqulyn Kirkpatrick, have been charged with felony murder and other crimes in her death.
Several media outlets filed requests for records from the Department for Children and Family Services to determine the extent of the agency's contact with th...