At the scene, officers discovered Andre Williams’ former girlfriend, Latoya Brown, suffering from multiple stab wounds, WDAF-TV reports. Brown was reportedly unresponsive on the ground next to a gray Mitsubishi Outlander. She was transported to the hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries.
Surveillance video reportedly revealed Williams waiting in his car nearby. Williams allegedly approached Brown, and the two began fighting verbally. The Prosecutor’s Office said Williams was seen on camera stabbing Brown multiple times with two knives.
Williams reportedly fled the scene in his car and attempted suicide by jumping off the Broadway Bridge. However, according to the Prosecutor’s Office, Williams survived. Kansas City police officers reportedly found Williams in the Missouri River.
Williams was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action, the Prosecutor’s Office said.