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Some of the deets show good cause for exoneration whilst none of the players pushing this case REALLY know what happened on the fateful night of a triple murder.
Sadly, as always, a partisan political slapfight supersedes the captivating story of this Kansas City murder convict . . .
And so, we share some of the recent news as this crusade for justice garners support from progressive leaders across the metro . . .
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Kevin Strickland has spent 43 years in prison for a 1978 triple murder he says he didn't commit.A hearing for Strickland was set for tomorrow at the request of the Jackson County prosecutor, but that's now delayed."Frankly, it's maddening. It's more than disappointing.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Less than 24 hours before an evidentiary hearing that could free a jailed Kansas City man, the Missouri Court of Appeals sided with Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt to cancel the hearing. The case involves Kevin Strickland, convicted of a decades-old triple murder in Kansas City.
Once again, the date for an evidentiary hearing in the innocence case of Kevin Strickland is up in the air. In a meeting with attorneys on Thursday, Judge Kevin Harrell set a date of Sept. 13 to decide whether he will continue to preside over the case and whether the 16th Circuit Court of Jackson County is the proper venue.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man who claims he was wrongly convicted of a triple murder more than 40 years ago must wait another two weeks before learning when he will get to present his case for freedom. Some say Kevin Strickland's appeal is getting bogged down by the judicial process.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri man who has been in prison for more than 40 years for a triple murder that many legal and political officials believe he did not commit will have to wait several more weeks before a court hearing that could lead to his release.
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