KANSAS CITY, Kan. (WDAF) -- Jacqulyn Kirkpatrick has been arrested in connection to the death of 3-year-old Olivia Jansen, according to Wyandotte County Jail booking logs. The girl's family told WDAF-TV FOX4 Kirkpatrick is the girlfriend of Howard Jansen III, Olivia's father, who was also arrested.
Kansas City Police said Olivia's body was found Friday in the area of 34th Street and Steele Road after police got a tip about a body near a trail.
KCK police said the last time Olivia's father said he saw her was 11 p.m. Thursday when he went to sleep at his home on Gibbs Road. He told police that when he woke up at 5:30 a.m. Friday, she was gone and the door to the house was open. He reported her missing three hours later.