Father rapes and kills his 18-year-old daughter in motel room

Jerry K. Bausby and Daiza Bausby 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A father was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly raping and killing his daughter in a motel room, according to police in Missouri.

Kansas City police said that they have arrested 40-year-old Jerry K. Bausby, after being accused of the rape and murder of 18-year-old Daiza Bausby.

Jerry has been charged with first-degree murder, first-degree sodomy, incest and first-degree sexual abuse. He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $750,000.

According to the police investigation, Jerry rented a room at the 4 Acres Motel in Hickman Mills Drive. Jerry entered the room around 3:30 a.m., and Daiza arrived a short while later.

Jerry then left the room alone and never returned. Employees of the motel found the woman’s dead body after entering the room to clean it.

Daiza’s mother filed a missing person report the following day.

The medical examiner ruled that Daiza died of asphyxiation. She has also been sodomized. Police said that the woman’s DNA was found on her father's private parts.