For immediate release: January 30, 2017
Homicide Investigation in the 600 block of N. Peck Ct.
The Independence Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation in the 600 block of N. Peck Ct. A person of interest has been taken into custody but the investigation continues. No additional info is available at this time.
UPDATE: (Jan 31, 2017) Independence Man charged with 1st Degree Murder in Fatal Stabbing of Wife
From the Jackson County prosecutor's office)