Man convicted of fatally shooting another man, dumping body

1 year 8 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, February 28 2017 Feb 28, 2017 Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:13:09 AM CST February 28, 2017 in News
Source: AP
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) — A Kansas City man has been convicted of fatally shooting an acquaintance and dumping the body on a street.

Jackson County jurors on Monday recommended up to 34 years in prison for Kimani Sterling after finding him guilty Friday of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the November 2015 death of 23-year-old Ja'Que Dawkins. His sentencing is set for April 20.

Court records say Sterling shot Dawkins multiple times inside a vehicle after leaving a nightclub with him. Sterling also is accused of pulling Dawkins out of the back seat and ordering someone else to burn the car to destroy the evidence.

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