All James and Tracy Kilventon want is for justice to finally be done. After almost 30 years of investigations, a trial, guilty verdicts, unsuccessful appeals and continuing questions, they say, justice still eludes them. But the recent release of one of the defendants convicted in the 1988 death of James Kilventon's father and five other Kansas City firemen has emboldened the Kilventons to go public.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
NO CLOSURE AFTER 1988 KANSAS CITY FIREFIGHTER DEATHS & LEGAL DRAMA
A horrific moment in Kansas City history still resonates as the effort to bring "closure" to families didn't work amid lingering questions about the rush to conviction based on sketchy jail house testimony. Here's an important insight on the case from a victim of the tragedy aftermath: