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Man kills prostitute for lying about gender

CONFESSION: Kenyan L. Jones

A MAN has confessed to killing a prostitute on Christmas Eve after finding out that he was really a man.

Kenyan L. Jones, 26, from Kansas City, has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of transgender sex-worker Darnell D. Pearson, 31.

Jones told police that he picked up the victim and paid for sexual services on the premise that he was paying for services with a female prostitute. Shortly into their liason he became aware Pearson was actually a man.

He then left the scene get a handgun before shooting Pearson to death.

Police said they found the Pearson's body after receiving a phonecall from an eye witness who say they saw a man in a hoodie running from the scene.

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