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Prosecutors won't retry Kansas City man for 2003 killing

 


Prosecutors announced Friday that they won't seek to retry a Kansas City man after the Missouri Supreme Court overturned his conviction because the case is "tainted from all directions."

The Jackson County prosecutor's office said in a statement that there is insufficient evidence to prove that Keith Carnes fatally shot a rival drug dealer, 24-year-old Larry White, in 2003 in a Kansas City parking garage.

The announcement came just three days after the Missouri Supreme Court set aside Carnes' first-degree murder and armed criminal action convictions, ordering him to be released from prison...



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