More deets are now available following a horrific crime and recent progress in bringing suspect to justice.
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A 22-year-old woman and a male accomplice allegedly bound and suffocated an Independence woman, who was found dead days later in a duffel bag along a northwestern Missouri highway, according to court records.
Taylor Stoughton faces a second-degree murder charge in Buchanan County in connection to the 2020 death of 21-year-old Ariel Starcher . . .
On Feb. 5, 2020, while at the Sleep Inn on Northwest 97th Terrace in Kansas City, Missouri, Stoughton and the accomplice obstructed Starcher’s airflow until she was unconscious, then covered her mouth and nose with “a hotel wash cloth and available binding material,” a probable cause statement said.
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