Two questions of justice at the Jackson County Courthouse
A trial continues for a Kansas City police detective charged in the fatal shooting of a Black man. Plus, the fate of Kevin Strickland, a Kansas City man who has spent 43 years in prison for a crime prosecutors say he didn’t commit, is now in the hands of a judge.
The trial resumes today in the case of Eric DeValkenaere, a Kansas City police detective charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 2019 shooting death of Cameron Lamb. KCUR's Dan Margolies brings us the latest from the courtroom and what he expects to see as the week comes to a close.
Meanwhile, a judge will soon decide whether to free Kevin Strickland, who has spent 43 years in prison for a triple murder that prosecutors now say he didn’t commit. KCUR's Luke Martin shares his takeaways from the three-day innocence hearing that wrapped up this week.
Kansas City Today is hosted by Nomin Ujiyediin. This episode was produced by Rachel Bain and edited by CJ Janovy & Lisa Rodriguez
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