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Posted on: January 27, 2020

KCK man pleads guilty in the murder in October 2017 of William Domann

For Immediate Release

Jan. 27, 2020

A Kansas City, Kan., man has pleaded guilty to five felony counts, including Murder 2nd Degree, and was sentenced Monday to 25 years in a Missouri prison in connection with the murder of William Domann on Oct. 30, 2017, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Xavier Otero, dob: 10/9/1985, pleaded guilty to Murder 2nd Degree, Armed Criminal Action, Burglary 1st Degree, Attempted Robbrey 1st Degree and a second Armed Criminal Action. Otero was sentenced to 25 years on the first and second counts of Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action, while he was sentenced to 15 years on each of the remaining three convictions. All sentences were set to run concurrently.

Domann was found deceased Oct. 30, 2017, in a bedroom in a residence in Independence in the 12500 block of East 43rd Street South. Detectives found trails of blood outside the residence and inside. The blood was sampled and it was matched to the defendant. Video from the area showed him limping, apparently from injury,

A second defendant, Nathan Hendricks was convicted and trial and sentenced to 20 years in prison, while a third defendant has yet to be sentenced.

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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