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Man pleads guilty to shooting death of Kansas City rapper


KANSAS CITY. Mo. (AP) — A man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday after he admitted that he shot and killed a Kansas City rapper in 2015.

Derius Taylor, 32, of Kansas City, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of 20-year-old Dominique Stafford, the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office said.

Stafford's body was found inside a car in eastern Kansas City on April 23, 2015.

Taylor arranged to buy drugs from Stafford but actually intended to rob him. Taylor got into Stafford's car, shot him and took a rifle and a diamond-encrusted pendant the nec...

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