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Court documents: Kansas City man charged in mother's killing


January 5, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Kansas City man in the shooting death last week of his 51-year-old mother.

Joshua Thompson, 20, has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the Dec. 27 shooting death of Lisa Powell, the Kansas City Star reported. Powell's body was found by police late that night on a pathway between two homes in the Northland neighborhood with several gunshot wounds.

Police had been called to the area, which is near Lisa Powell's home, after neighbors heard a woman yelling for help followed by the sound of gunshots.


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