KC Man Sentenced to 22 Years for Murder

Posted: Jan 11, 2013 1:32 PM by Associated Press

Rating: 0.0 (0 votes)

KANSAS CITY - A 30-year-old man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for killing a Kansas City businessman.

Andre Broadus was sentenced Friday to 22 years in prison in the May 2011 shooting death of 50-year-old David Bledsoe, owner of Bledsoe's Rental.

The Jackson County prosecutor's office says in a release that Broadus was convicted in October of second-degree murder, robbery and armed criminal action in Bledsoe's death.

Another defendant, Anthony Britton, was sentenced earlier to 25 years for second-degree murder and other charges in Bledsoe's death.

Prosecutors said the two men were trying to rob the business when they shot Bledsoe, who chased the men until he collapsed.

KOMU First Alert Weather

Most Popular