Police Department

Homicide Suspect Arrested

Independence Police Department
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence, MO 64050-3013
Public Information Office
Officer Tom Gentry
(816) 325-7258
News Release

For immediate release: September 27, 2013

Homicide Suspect Charged

On Sunday, September 29, 2013, at approximately 7 p.m. Independence Police responded to the Super 6 Motel, 4142 S. Noland Rd. in reference to a shooting. The officers arrived, made contact with the victim, and immediately had him transported to a local hospital. After arrival at the hospital the victim was pronounced dead.

Police officers developed a suspect name, located him and arrested him in the area of 31st St. and Crysler Ave. The suspect’s name is Vaughn L. Krepps, 37 yrs. Listed as homeless.

Krepps is charged with murder 2nd degree and will be appearing in court Tuesday morning September 31, 2013, at approximately 10:30 a.m.

If anyone has any information regarding the above listed crime, please call the TIPS Hotline at: 816-474-8477, or the Independence Police Department at: 816-836-3600.

Vaughan L. Krepps