Young Couple Found Dead in Car in North Kansas City

By: AP
By: AP


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ A young couple from North Kansas City who hadn't been seen since Tuesday were found shot to death in a car.

The couple's bodies were found Friday night in a car near the 18th and Vine Jazz district. Relatives told The Kansas City Star the victims were 19-year-old Erin R. Williamson and her boyfriend, 17-year-old Aaron L. Benton.

Police initially suspected suicide but announced it was a homicide investigation after finding no gun inside the car.

Relatives say no one had been able to find the couple, who lived together, since Tuesday.

Their bodies were found by a maintenance man.

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