Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Two homicide victims identified

At about 4:52 p.m. Saturday, August 18, officers were called to 5125 Woodland about a shooting. They contacted a man who said he and the victim, 50-year-old Denise Peterson of Kansas City, Mo., had driven through the area of 54th and Wayne when they heard several shots. He then saw Peterson was unresponsive, stopped the vehicle and knocked on doors of residences to call police. The victim was immediately transported to a local hospital with grave injuries. She has now died of her injuries.

Then at about 10 p.m. yesterday, Dec. 21, officers were called to the 1100 block of Hardesty on a shooting. Police found a man dead inside an apartment building. He has been identified as 27-year-old Jermaine E. Rowe of Kansas City, Mo.

Jermaine Rowe

These are the 101st and 102nd homicides in Kansas City this year. If you have any information about either of them, please call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).
The victim, identified as Denise Peterson, W/F, 01/09/1960 of KCMO, has died of her injuries.