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Posted on: December 22, 2017

Woman charged in fatal stabbing in KC in September 2016

For Immediate Release

Dec. 22, 2017

A Kansas City woman has been charged in the fatal stabbing of a man in Kansas City in September 2016, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Amber Cunningham, aka Amber McCon, dob: 9/10/1985, faces charges of Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action.*

According to court records filed today, Kansas City police responded to the 2500 Poplar Avenue in Kansas City. Crime scene analysis revealed prints of Cunningham inside a vehicle and the residence. A witness stated he had been with the victim at a club on Truman Road. The witness said he saw a woman in the victim's vehicle. The victim described her as a prostitute and he was taking her to his residence. Cunningham was arrested on Wednesday and told police she had had agreed to go to the victim's residence but they argued after he wouldn't pay her as quickly as she asked. They fought and she took a knife from the victim and stabbed him multiple times, then left the residence.

Prosecutors requested a bond of $250,000.

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur

Director of Communication

Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office

Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor

Work   : (816) 881-3812

Mobile: (816) 674-3954

mmansur@jacksongov.org

http://jacksoncountyprosecutor.com

*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.

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