Jackson County Prosecutor Seyz She'll Seek Death Penalty Against Alleged Cop Killer

Today's terse note from the Courthouse offers a tough pledge that should succeed but won't be carried out for a couple of decades if at all . . . Here's the word in this tragic eviction case wherein an Independence, MO police officer was gunned down along with a Jackson County Process Server:

Prosecutor's Office announces intention to seek death in Acree case

The Jackson County Prosecutor's Office today filed a notice with the 16th Circuit Court that it will seek the death penalty in the prosecution of Larry Acree.

Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker issued this brief statement:

Today's notice states the supporting criminal aggravating circumstances that the state will prove in seeking the death penalty in this case. Despite the high public interest in this matter, we will not make further public comment while this case is pending. 

The next hearing is set for July 10 at 1:30 p.m.


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Jackson County prosecutor to seek death penalty in case of accused double murderer Larry Acree

The Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney's Office will seek the death penalty in the case of accused double murderer Larry Acree.