Kansas City Crime Scene: Suspected Serial Killer Postscript Amid Social Justice Crusade

In this roundup we share BOTH sides of the discourse . . .

There's a great deal of advocacy for an ex-con along with reasonable fear of killers stalking local streets.

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KC musician mourned by his family after becoming the target of a suspected serial killer

A KC musician is being mourned by his family and friends after being targeted by a suspected serial killer. Damon Irvin, 35, was one of two people suspected to have been killed by Perez Reed in KCK last week.Police arrested Perez Reed of St. Louis on Friday.

Kevin Strickland's quest for freedom continues Tuesday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kevin Strickland's pursuit of freedom continues Tuesday. Monday saw the beginning of an evidentiary hearing, the outcome of which could result in his release from prison after 43 years. Strickland was convicted in a 1978 triple murder. His conviction hinged on the eyewitness testimony of the lone survivor, Cynthia Douglas.

KCK church vandalized, fire damages building

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- A fire set on Sunday night damaged a KCK church, but no one was hurt. Firefighters responded to New City Church on Shawnee Road near South Early Street. An initial investigation revealed someone had lit a temporary portable toilet on fire, which then caused damage to both the exterior and interior of the church building, according to information released by the church.

Families of recent KCK homicide victims hope for justice after arrest of suspected serial killer

Families of the victims found dead at Wyandotte Towers last week feel one step closer to justice after the arrest of a possible serial killer. Right now, Kansas City, Kansas police are only referring to Perez Reed, 25, as a "person of interest" in the deaths of 25-year-oldRau'daja Fairrow and 35-year-old Damon Irvin.

The people running Kansas prisons have never seen a staffing crisis this bad

HUTCHINSON, Kansas - By 8 p.m. on a Friday, David Gorges has already clocked 48 stressful hours counseling and guarding inmates at the state prison in town. His work week isn't over. He's working security at The Alley, an arcade and bowling alley in Hutchinson.

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