On July 8, 2021, at approximately 8:24 p.m., Raymore police were dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of South Lakeshore Drive in Raymore in regard to a death investigation. Raymore Police called in the resources of the Kansas City Metropolitan Major Case Squad (KC Metro Squad) to assist with the investigation.
At 1:10 p.m., Friday, July 9, 2021: Police have identified the victim as Katie M. Kellen, 39, of Raymore. Investigators continued to following leads.
5:25 p.m., Sunday, July 11: Raymore Police have arrested and charged Dale L. Williamson, 41, in connection to the homicide of 39-year-old Katie M. Kellen of Raymore. Williamson, from Independence, is charged with murder in the first degree, armed criminal action and felon in possession of a firearm. He is being held without bond at the Cass County Jail.
Raymore police thank the KC Metro Squad and the public for providing assistance in the investigation that led to a rapid disposition.