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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Second defendant charged in fatal KC burglary attempt earlier this month

For Immediate Release

April 17, 2020

A second defendant has been charged in the fatal home robbery near 80th and Campbell on April 5, 2020, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

George Steen, dob: 12/16/998, faces Murder 2nd Degree, Burglary 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*

According to court records filed today, Kansas City  police responded in the early morning of April 5, 2020, to an apartment complex in the area of 80th and Campbell. Inside a second-floor apartment, police found the victim, Monrico Roseberry, deceased in a seated position, on the living room sofa. The defendant conspired with others to rob a family member of $60,000. But the attempted burglary went bad and the victim, , was shot by the defendant’s co-conspirators. 

Prosecutors requested a bond of $300,000 cash only.

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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