Friday, May 03, 2019
No Joke: Kansas City Comedian Mike Smith Will Serve Hard Time For Killing
JoCo drama earns real consequences for this dude who turned his life around at one point but still confronted challenges amid the wild life of the Golden Ghetto.
The Pitch wrote a great summary of the case before they became a hipster shopper:
Mike Smith traded in a life of crime for stand-up comedy — or did he?
Fox4: KC comedian will spend 23 years behind bars for killing Overland Park dad
Deets and a quote from an old, long-gone friend of the blog:
When first-degree murder charges were first filed against Smith in February 2017, it sent shock waves through several communities. Prosecutors later dismissed those charges and amended them to voluntary manslaughter in February 2019.
Smith was known for making people laugh on stages across the country, opening for comedians such as Kevin Hart and Dave Chappelle.
The comedian performed the night before the shooting and sold T-shirts to support his cause.
“We’ve known him since he was in his late 20s into his early 40s as a guy who has been nothing but a great dad to his two little boys,” owner of Stanford and Sons Comedy Club Craig Glazer told FOX4 when charges were filed.
You decide . . .