Independence Police Department
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence, MO 64050-3013
Public Information Office
Officer Tom Gentry
For immediate release: May 9, 2014
Woman Arrested for Child Abuse
Deshelle DF Atkison, 31 years old, Independence, Missouri, was arrested this afternoon on a Jackson County warrant charging her with Child Abuse. The abuse led to the death of her six month old daughter.
The Jackson County Prosecutors Office will soon be sending out more details on the case.