DALLAS COUNTY, Mo – Kenneth Davis has been charged in the death of two-year-old Kinzlea Kilgore.
Davis has been charged with second-degree murder.
Kilgore died on May 13, 2018.
According to a probable cause statement, Kilgore was left unsupervised in a pickup truck.
Davis says he was helping a friend move when he heard a loud scream and found Kilgore on the ground. Davis took Kilgore inside and said she quit breathing and was airlifted to a hospital in Springfield where she was pronounced dead.
The PC statement says during the autopsy, Davis’ report was not consistent with her injuries. The official cause of death was ruled a homicide. During further investigation, it was ruled that Kilgore was hit in the face by an object.
Davis is being held on a $2 million bond.