222210 – Tragic Loss: 4-Year-Old Lawrencia Perez-Belair Fatally Shot in Topeka

Fatal Topeka Shooting Claims 4-Year-Old Lawrencia Perez-Belair – Obituary

In a heartbreaking incident on Saturday, October 14, a life was tragically cut short as Topeka Police Department responded to a shooting at the 400 block of NE Grattan St. around 12:03 p.m.

The victim, a tender 4-year-old child, was discovered with a gunshot wound, prompting immediate medical attention. Despite the best efforts of the medical team, the child, identified as Lawrencia Perez-Belair, succumbed to the severe injuries.

In the early hours of Sunday, Topeka Police disclosed the identity of the young victim, Lawrencia Perez-Belair, hailing from Topeka, in a heart-wrenching obituary.

Following a thorough investigation, Mariann Belair, aged 24 and also from Topeka, was apprehended by TPD. She was subsequently transported to the Shawnee County Department of Corrections, facing a series of serious charges: