Mark Guenther charged in the death of 15-month-old daughter

Jackson County prosecutors charged Mark A. Guenther Wednesday with two counts of first-degree assault in connection with the death of his 15-month-old daughter, Elizabeth Guenther.

Lee’s Summit police confirmed today that Elizabeth Guenther was pronounced dead around 9 a.m. yesterday.

Court documents say on February 8 around 2:10 p.m., officers responded to a call of an unresponsive child at 114 S.W. Donovan Road in Lee’s Summit.

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