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Posted on: April 13, 2016

Guilty plea in child death case

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April 13, 2016

Mirsad Hamidovic, 24, pleaded guilty Tuesday to Murder in the 2nd Degree and will serve 23 years in prison for the death of 2-year-old Lorenzo Estrada in January 2015, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Hamidovic pleaded guilty to Murder 2nd Degree and Abuse or Neglect of a Child.

According to court records, police officers found the child on the floor of an apartment in the 1700 block of Washington in Kansas City on Jan.9, 2015. He was transported by ambulance and later died. He suffered head and brain and other injuries associated with blunt force trauma.

During sentencing, a Jackson County judge advised Hamidovic that he now faces the possibility of deportation following his prison term.

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

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