For Immediate Release
Nov. 15, 2023
A Kansas City man has been charged this evening for his role in causing injuries to a young woman whose body was found in a Grandview parking lot near a residence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced this evening.
Tyheem V. Anderson faces three criminal felony counts: Assault 1st Degree, Armed Criminal Action and Kidnapping.*
According to court records filed today, the victim went to the defendant's house in Kansas City. The defendant told police he and victim had been in a long relationship. On Nov. 11, 2023, a witness called police and told them she had seen victim restrained in a surrender position. The following day officers were tipped that they could find the victim at another residence. Grandview officers responded and found the victim in a lot near the Grandview residence. She had suffered trauma, including stab and gunshot wounds. Also a tooth was missing. Officers searched a Kansas City residence, where they found mail and other items with the defendant's name on them. They also found blood and a tooth. The defendant admitted to being with victim on Nov. 12, when they had an argument.
The case remains under investigation and other charges are being explored.
The victim's family requests that media contact the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office (see contact information below) for any information about the victim's family or to request an interview.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
*Charges are only accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or pleads guilty.