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Convicted Murderer to Serve Sentence in Cameron

Kylr Yust, right, and attorney Molly Hastings sits at the defense table after the judge informed Yust of the jury's sentencing recommendations Friday, April 16, 2021, at the Cass County Justice Center in Harrisonville, Missouri. The jury in the murder trial recommended a sentence of 15 years for voluntary manslaughter of Kara Kopetsky and a life sentence (30 years) for the second-degree murder of Jessica Runions Friday, April 16, 2021. Sentencing is set for June 7. (Jill Toyoshiba/The Kansas City Star via AP)

A man convicted of two murders will serve time in Cameron.

On April 16, Kylr Yust was found guilty of felony voluntary manslaughter of 17-year-old Kara Kopetsky of Belton and felony second-degree murder of 21-year-old Jessica Runions of Raymore for which he has been sentenced to life imprisonment.

He will carry out his sentence in the Missouri Western Correctional Facility.


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