Penny Smith and Kristy C Thow Killed in a Suspected Murder-Suicide
According to investigators, Penny Smith and Kristy C Thow, a mother and daughter from Kansas, were killed in a suspected murder-suicide allegedly carried out by the mother’s husband.
According to press releases from the Kansas City Police Department, a domestic shooting occurred at the residence of Penny Smith in Kansas City on May 18, resulting in the deaths of Kristy C. Thow, 29, and her mother, Penny Smith, 50, who were both transported to the hospital.
According to authorities, a third victim, whose identity has not been disclosed, received medical treatment and was subsequently discharged from a nearby hospital. According to authorities, Christopher Smith, 51, was found dead due to an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
He was the husband of Smith. A GoFundMe campaign has been established to aid in raising funds for Thow’s daughter’s college education and to provide assistance to other surviving family members.
A murder-suicide incident occurred where the husband of the victim’s mother, who was described as a “crazed domestic abuser,” killed the victim.
According to a campaign organized by an individual who identified herself as Kristy’s aunt, Kristy was a single mother who was raising her daughter Camilla while also providing assistance to her sister’s children.
According to sources, the individual in question possessed a heart of gold and embraced life to its fullest extent. According to sources, there is a great sense of loss as she is expected to be greatly missed.”
According to the campaign, Kristy was shot multiple times while protecting the lives of her sister and mother, who happen to be the speaker’s sister, from a crazed domestic abuser. According to the fundraising, Smith is survived by two additional daughters and three grandchildren. The event is still under investigation by the KCKPD.
Crime Stoppers is urging individuals with any relevant information to come forward and contact them at 816-474-8477. According to sources, individuals who contact the TIPS Hotline have the option to remain anonymous. For those experiencing domestic violence, the National Domestic Violence Hotline can be reached at 1-800-799-7233 or by visiting thehotline.org.
According to the information provided, all calls are both toll-free and confidential. According to official sources, the hotline is reportedly accessible round the clock, seven days a week, and can be accessed in over 170 different languages.