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Posted on: March 2, 2018

New charges in three other murders now filed against Fredrick Scott

For Immediate Release

March 2, 2018

A newly filed grand jury indictment, filed today, accuses Fredrick Scott in three other murders in south Kansas City, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Scott already has been charged in three homicides in south Kansas City and Grandview in 2016 and 2017.

New charges were filed today against Scott, dob: 11/18/1994, in the homicides of David Lenox on about Feb. 27, 2017, Timothy Rice, who was found around April 3, 2017, and Michael Darby, who was fatally shot on May 18, 2017. Scott now faces additional charges of three Murder 1st Degree and three Armed Criminal Action charges were filed.*

In 2017, Scott was already charged in three other homicides in the same general area of south Kansas City. Those earlier charges accused Scott of the murders of Karen Harmeyer, 64, whose body was found in July in Grandview, Steven Gibbons, 57, and John Palmer, 56. Gibbons was killed on Aug. 13, 2017 and Palmer's body was found on Aug. 19, 2016.

The new indictment is attached.

Access to this case via casenet has been restricted, but for more information, contact:

Michael Mansur

Director of Communication

Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office

Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor

Work   : (816) 881-3812

Mobile: (816) 674-3954

*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.

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