The stench from a corpse tops crime news today and adds another victim to the historic list of spiking KCMO murder.
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KCTV5: Death investigation underway after decomposing body found at Kansas City apartment
KMBC: Foul odor leads neighbors to dead body in apartment
KSHB: Officers located a woman who had been deceased for some time. They are now investigating it as a suspicious death.
To wit . . .
KANSAS CITY 2020 MURDER #83 BRINGS THE CURRENT HOMICIDE SPIKE TO 38% OVER LAST YEAR!!!
There were only 60 killings at this point on the calendar in 2019.
After the jump we've compiled news & notes on ALLEGED crime, police action, court cases and mugshots . . . Checkit:
Kansas City Demands Accountability After Deadly Officer-Involved Shootings
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Local advocacy groups, protesters and the families of two Kansas City men killed by police are calling for the officer's names to be released. The push is gaining momentum amid protests over the last few weeks. The families of 47-year old Donnie Sanders and 26-year-old Cameron Lamb said they are looking for transparency.
Report: Nasty Mountain Man Wanted In Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Joe Cauthon is wanted on a Jackson County warrant for sex offender registration violation. His original offense happened in 1998 in Kansas City and involved the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl. His last known address was near 78th and Main streets in Kansas City, Missouri, but his current location is unknown.
Suspected Bad Hombre Charged In The Golden Ghetto
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An Overland Park man faces charges of rape, aggravated criminal sodomy and lewd and lascivious behavior in Johnson County. The charges against Juan Manuel Paredes-Castellanos, 45, stem from events that occurred on Feb. 16, according to charging documents. Overland Park police investigated the case.
KCK Lady Confronts Deadly Car Crash Consequences
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Kansas City, Kansas woman is facing charges in a hit and run crash that killed a 41-year-old man and severely injured his 2-year-old granddaughter. Kendra Woman, 25, is charged with failure to stop at an accident that resulted in death.
White Collar Crime Crackdown Across The Bridge
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A North Kansas City woman with prior convictions for embezzlement will spend more time in prison after defrauding a local solar energy company. The federal judge sentenced 42-year-old Tonya A. Topel to two years and nine months without parole. She must also pay back more than $142,000 in restitution.
Historic Kansas Justice Against Creepers Coming Soon . . .
Two Men Convicted Of Rape And Murder Of Kansas Children Set For First Federal Executions In 17 Years
Two men convicted of the rape and murder of Kansas children more than two decades ago are among four men scheduled to be put to death in the first federal executions scheduled to take place in 17 years.
Kansas City Gives EPIC Cash For Riot Bail
In its first year, the Kansas City Community Bail Fund had raised about $3,000 in donations to bail clients out of jail and help them navigate support services and court procedures. Few requests came in. But as protests against systemic racism and the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis spread across the nation, the switch flipped.
Local Housing Fight Cont’d
In the middle of a global pandemic, lawyers for apartment owners under federal investigation for unsafe living conditions have resumed pursuing eviction cases in the Kansas City area.While evictions are still on hold due to federal legislation due to COVID-19, judges have started hearing eviction cases once again.
Developing . . .