© 2024 Kansas City Public Radio
NPR in Kansas City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

KC Homicide Trend Stymies Solvers

Sgt David Bernard keeps handwritten notes in stunning number of homicide cases this year.
kcur photo by Dan Verbeck
Sgt David Bernard keeps handwritten notes in stunning number of homicide cases this year.

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-798472.mp3

Kansas City, Mo. – On the last day of last year, Kansas City police tallied figures showing an 18 percent decline in the number of homicides compared with 2006. Before the new year was hours old, another trend began. It has never let up. KCUR's Dan Verbeck examines one death.

KCUR serves the Kansas City region with breaking news and award-winning podcasts.
Your donation helps keep nonprofit journalism free and available for everyone.