Posted on: August 18, 2015

Murder charges filed in three recent killings

Felony charges against the mother of a 5-year-old boy killed by gunfire have been amended to include Murder in the 2nd Degree, and murder charges have been filed in two other recent fatal shootings, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced to...Read more...

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

KC man charged in triple homicide

A 22-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in the triple murder on Sept. 8, 2015, of Bianca Fletcher, her 1-year-old son and Shannon Rollins, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Joseph L. Nelson, dob: 9/30/1992, faces three...Read more...

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Posted on: July 31, 2015

KC man sentenced in child-sex case

A Kansas City man was sentenced late Thursday to 60 years in prison following his conviction on a number of felony sex charges related to multiple children, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

A Jackson County judge sentence...Read more...

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Posted on: July 23, 2015

Man charged in connection with 3-year-old’s fatal shooting

A Kansas City man has been charged with 1st Degree Murder in connection with the May 31, 2015, fatal shooting in Kansas City of 3-year-old Amorian Hale, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

SirTerry L. Stevenson, 22 (dob: 11/23/...Read more...

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Posted on: March 18, 2015

Man charged in 2006 rape

A 62-year-old homeless man has been charged in connection with an October 2006 sexual assault and rape on Kansas City’s west side, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Samuel Flores, dob: 9/11/1952, faces Forcible Rape and Sexua...Read more...

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Posted on: March 6, 2015

Woman charged in connection with child’s death

A 35-year-old woman has been charged with abuse of two children, ages 2 and 3, the younger of whom was found dead in the woman’s residence on Thursday, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Marie J. Chishahayo, dob: 1/1/1979, fac...Read more...

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Posted on: January 25, 2015

Three charged in slaying of 14-year-old girl

Three Kansas City men, ages 17-18, have been charged in connection with the murder earlier this month of 14-year-old Alexis Kane, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

All three defendants face Murder 1st Degree and Armed Crimina...Read more...

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Posted on: January 23, 2015

Jury verdict: Guilty of murder

A Jackson County jury today found Larry Clay guilty in the March 2013 murder of Joel M. White, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

The jury convicted Clay, 55 (dob: 5/12/1959), of Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action.
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Posted on: January 17, 2015

Murder charges filed in 2-year-old’s death; other child abuse charges filed

New criminal charges were filed today in two Kansas City child abuse cases, including the Jan. 9, 2015, homicide of 2-year-old Lorenzo Estrada, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced.

Mirsad Hamidovic, 23, now faces Murder 2nd Degree, as...Read more...

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Posted on: January 1, 2016

Woman charged in fatal NE wreck

A 26-year-old woman faces a charge of Murder 2nd Degree in connection with the fatal traffic accident in September that took the life of Marianna Hernandez-Gonzales near 9th and Hardesty, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Dea...Read more...

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