The next night, at about 7:39 p.m. Oct. 29, police were called to a home in the 11800 block of Belmont because of a dead body. They found 75-year-old Nina Whitney, a white female, dead inside the residence. Police are not releasing her cause of death but are investigating it as a homicide. A relative said she had not heard from Whitney for a while and found her dead when she entered Whitney's home. Police believe Whitney lived alone.
Police ask anyone who has information about either of these homicides to please call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.