Howard Jansen

Howard Jansen.

WYANDOTTE COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -- On Friday, online jail records indicated that Howard Jansen has been booked into jail following the death of his 3-year-old daughter Olivia Jansen.

The online listing says he was booked on the following: 

  • Abuse of a child; unknown circumstances
  • First-degree murder

He will be in the Wyandotte County Jail on a 48-hour hold, at minimum. These are not formal charges at this time.

This comes after the police found a body that they believe is that of the 3-year-old. 

An Amber Alert had been issued after she was reported missing and the search went on all day until the body was discovered near 34th and Steele.

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