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Man charged in case of burned body found in homeless camp


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Columbia man with the death of another man whose body was found burned beyond recognition at a Kansas City homeless camp earlier this year.

Mark Salisbury, 41, has been charged with second-degree murder and other counts in the fatal shooting of 31-year-old Derrick Wallace, the Kansas City Star reported.

Police found Wallace's burned body near East Ninth Street and Hardesty Avenue on Feb. 2 and soon determined Wallace had been shot and killed four or five days earlier at a different location.

Salisbury was arrested after he told two peo...

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