The latest local murder investigation:
"It happened shortly before 2:00 a.m. near the intersection of Thompson and Askew. Police said officers found a man dead in the middle of the street from head trauma."
Man found dead in street in Northeast KCMO
Police on the scene believe the man was beaten to death.
Again, this keep our local murder rate moving forward at a historic pace and a spike of more than 30% last year when KCMO only counted 60 homicides at this time.
Developing . . .