State police believe a Uniontown man killed the 11-month-old daughter of his girlfriend Saturday while she was at work, Trooper Steve Limani said.
Derrick “Hector” A. Bass, 29, is charged with homicide, theft, receiving stolen property, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence. Limani said Bass doesn’t have a vehicle or a permanent address.
Troopers are searching for him.
Niomie Rose Miller was identified as the victim. She would have turned 1 on July 27.
Police were called to a housing complex on Gurley Drive at 11:30 p.m. Saturday and found Niomie unresponsive hidden underneath blankets in a playpen. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities are investigating whether the child was drowned, but are awaiting toxicology reports before making a final determination.
Police said Bass stands about 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs about 300 pounds. Police said he may have reddish hair.
Homicide detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a young Palmdale boy who drowned last week, officials announced Tuesday.
The parents of the child, identified only as “baby Noah,” told authorities he drowned Friday in a community pool on the 1200 block of Avenue S, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza said in a news briefing.
Noah was taken to a children’s hospital in Los Angeles area, where he was pronounced dead. However, medical staff there found trauma on the boy’s body that was inconsistent with drowning, Mendoza said.
Although investigators initially described the boy as 3 years old, they later said he was 4.
Authorities did not immediately release many details on the case, which was first made public Tuesday afternoon.
Mendoza said detectives still “don’t have a lot of the facts clear.”
The child’s parents are being questioned but have not been arrested, according to Mendoza. The lieutenant said he believes they are
Police are investigating a suspicious death over the weekend in southwest Oklahoma City as a homicide, officials said Tuesday.
Around 8:20 a.m. Saturday, officers went to an unoccupied home in the 1500 block of Southwest 34th Street, where they found a body in the backyard. The body was identified as that of 32-year-old Troy Noisey.
Noisey’s body was taken to the medical examiner’s office, where it was later determined that the cause of death was homicide, officials said.
No arrests have been made at this time, and the investigation is ongoing. The incident is the Oklahoma City Police Department’s 41st homicide investigation of 2019.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the homicide tip-line at 405-297-1200.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After investigating a suspicious death at a south Kansas City apartment Friday, police are now saying a man was murdered.
A woman called 911 Friday morning, reporting there was an unconscious man inside an apartment. Officials went to the scene in the 9300 block of Myrtle at about 4:45 a.m., attempted first aid, but said the man was dead.
The man was later identified as 48-year-old Lynn Armstrong.
Detectives said, at this time, they are calling this a homicide investigation. But so far, police have not released any information on how he died.
A KCPD spokesman said detectives are not looking for anyone. Everyone they believe was involved is either in police custody or has spoken with investigators.
Detectives ask anyone who saw anything suspicious or out of the ordinary to call 816-234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police investigated what they are calling a homicide Friday morning.
Officers were called to the scene around 4:45 a.m. near 93rd Street and Myrtle Avenue.
A woman said there was an unresponsive man in an apartment.
Officers went inside to provide first aid while EMS was called to the scene.
Lynn Armstrong, 48, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives are speaking with all people involved to try to figure out what happened.
Police said they are not looking for anyone after talking with or arresting those involved.
The cause of death can not be determined until crime scene processing is complete, police said.
No charges have been filed.
Investigators ask anyone who may have heard or seen anything out of the ordinary in the area overnight to call them at 816-234-5043, or call in a tip anonymously through the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.
EDMOND, Okla. – New developments were released on Monday following the sudden death of a young Edmond man.
On Thursday, Sawyer English was unexpectedly found dead in his home after coworkers called the police when he didn’t show up for work for several days.
At the time, officials said his death was not the result of “natural causes.” Now, we know the 24-year-old was murdered.
“It’s definitely crushing,” said Jake Storey, a close friend of English.
On Monday, the Edmond Police Department released a statement that officially identified the 24-year-old, and called his death a homicide. Officials say right now, they are not releasing any suspect information.
“It doesn’t make sense, that’s the biggest thing. Sawyer was never the kind of person to draw enemies,” said Storey.
Edmond police found the 24-year-old dead in his home Thursday in Edmond. A bullet hole could clearly be seen in the window on the side of the