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Leavenworth murder trial postponed after new evidence found

 

January 17, 2020



LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A murder trial has been postponed for a Leavenworth man charged in the Christmas 2017 shooting death of a Kansas City man.

Ramaun Johnson 32, was scheduled for trial on a felony murder charge on Jan. 27 in Leavenworth County. But District Judge Michael Gibbens granted a defense request for a continuance, The Leavenworth Times reported.

Johnson is charged in the shooting death of Shavar Walker, 33, outside a Leavenworth apartment complex.

Prosecutors allege Walker was killed during a cocaine deal. They allege Johnson was involved in the deal but are not necessaril...



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