City of Independence, Missouri

40 Hwy Homicide Victim ID

Homicide Victim Identification

The victim of the homicide that occurred on July 14, 2019 at the McDonald's at 11801 E. US 40 Highway has been identified as Brian K. Jones-Woodruff, a 23 year old black male from Kansas City, MO.

This is still an active investigation and we continue to ask anyone with information about this homicide to please call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS (8477), IPD Tips at (816) 325-7777 or email

Ref: Case # 19-54267