Kansas attorney general’s office to handle Parsons quadruple homicide case
PARSONS, Kan. – The criminal prosecution of a man suspected of killing a young mother and her 3 children will be handled by the Kansas attorney general’s office.
On Tuesday, 22-year-old David Cornell Bennett Jr. was taken into custody in the southeast Kansas City of Independence. He is being held on $5 million bail.
According to the AG’s office, the Labette County attorney requested the agency to handle the case.
Bennett has not been formally charged in the killings of 29-year-old Cami Umbarger and her children. One was 9-year-old Hollie Betts; the other two were 6-year-old Jaxon Betts and 4-year-old Averie Betts. On Monday night, the dead bodies of Umbarger and her children were discovered at their home in Parsons.
It is not confirmed if Bennett has a lawyer.
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