18-year-old woman fatally stabbed in south KC apartment parking lot

Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old woman Tuesday night in the parking lot of a south Kansas City apartment complex.

The victim was identified as Alaysia Nelson, who turned 18 in August.

Police responded about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday to a reported disturbance at the Canyon Creek apartments and townhomes in the 9300 block of Bales Avenue.

Arriving officers found Nelson fatally wounded in the parking lot with no signs of life. She was pronounced dead shortly thereafter.

Police said they had no suspect description or information about a motive in the homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

Robert A. Cronkleton: 816-234-4261, @cronkb