Man charged with killing 25-year-old Lee’s Summit man on New Year’s Day over drug transaction

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FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports—KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker filed charges Wednesday in connection with a deadly shooting that happened on New Year’s Day in 2016. Michael L Woodard, 27, faces one count of second-degree murder, armed criminal action and attempt to distribute and deliver a controlled substance in the death of 25-year-old Marc Bivins of Lee’s Summit. Police say at 4:50 p.m. that day they responded to a nearby home on an unrelated call and found Bivins in […]

11-year-old who drowned last year honored at Lee’s Summit elementary school’s graduation. LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Graduations are usually emotional, but one in Lee’s Summit proved to be extra special for a metro family. A sixth-grader who drowned last year was honored during her school graduation Thursday night. “She was a beautiful soul, and she just loved everyone,” said Shawniece Locke, Kelah Richmond’s older sister. It was September 23rd, 2017. Eleven-year-old Kelah Richmond went to a birthday party, but never came home. She drowned in a swimming pool at a farm in Greenwood. […]