KC Law Firm Owner Charged in Father's Death

5 years 3 months 1 hour ago Monday, September 10 2012 Sep 10, 2012 Monday, September 10, 2012 11:35:00 AM CDT September 10, 2012 in News
By: Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A court filing claims a Kansas City law firm owner used a forged legal document to deny her father life-sustaining medical treatment after he was shot.

The indictment was released Monday, the same day 44-year-old Susan Elizabeth Van Note was to be arraigned in Boone County on charges of forgery and first-degree murder. Two others have been charged with second-degree murder in the case.

Van Note's 67-year-old father, William Van Note, was shot in October 2010 along with his 59-year-old companion, Sharon Dickson.

Dickson died in the shooting at their Sunrise Beach home at the Lake of the Ozarks in Camden County. Van Note died four days later at a Boone County hospital.

It wasn't immediately clear where the defendants were being held or if they had attorneys.

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