Prosecutors recommend 9 years for ex- Kansas City detective
March 2, 2022
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors are recommending that a former Kansas City police detective be sentenced to nine years in prison for the shooting death of a Black man in 2019.
Eric DeValkenaere, 43, is scheduled to be sentenced Friday in the death of Cameron Lamb. DeValkenaere, who is white, was convicted in November of second-degree involuntary manslaughter in the shooting on Dec. 3, 2019.
Lamb, 26, was shot as he backed his pickup truck into a garage at his home.
In an 11-page sentencing memorandum, prosecutors asked Jackson County Circuit Court Presiding Judge J. Dale Youngs to s...