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Man convicted of 5 murders in Kansas City cul-de-sac in 2014


April 14, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man with a violent past has been convicted of killing five people in 2014 in a quiet cul-de-sac in south Kansas City.

Brandon Howell, 39, was found guilty Monday on five counts of first-degree murder and seven other felonies in the killings. Prosecutors have said they intend to seek the death penalty.

The Jackson County jury deliberated less than two hours after getting the case Monday morning. The defense did not call any witnesses or present any evidence during the weeklong trial, The Kansas City Star reported .

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