The murder of LeGend Taliferro still resonates with locals given that a young child shot to death while sleeping in his bed earned nationwide headlines. Here’s an updated mugshot and another look at a tragic case that sparked a federal law enforcement crackdown:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, man accused in the deadly shooting of 4-year-old LeGend Taliferro pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to the charges against him. Ryson B. Ellis, 22, pleaded not guilty in Jackson County to second-degree murder and other charges in connection with the June 29 death of LeGend, who was shot and killed while sleeping in his family's apartment.