By now most locals have seen or heard the news regarding a death amongst cowtown media workers. It a tragic and heartbreaking story which has garnered a great many confessional posts from the local journalists. The deep introspection we're seeing today is not often afforded to the dozens of other murders so far this year as Kansas City outpaces last year's record breaking homicide count.
Here's the definitive write-up . . .
Aviva Okeson-Haberman, an accomplished KCUR reporter known for her thoughtful, aggressive and compassionate reporting, has died after suffering a gunshot wound in her Kansas City apartment. She was 24. The killing appeared to be the result of a bullet that pierced one of the windows of her first-floor apartment in the Santa Fe neighborhood.