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Posted on: June 27, 2016

KC man charged in murder of sister over weekend

For Immediate Release
June 27, 2016

A Kansas City man has been charged in the murder Saturday evening of his 57-year-old sister, who was stabbed repeatedly, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Michael L. Mathews, dob: 11/3/1966, faces Murder in the 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action.*

According to court records, witnesses told police that the victim had been in an argument with her brother, the defendant, on the porch of the residence in the 5500 block of Paloma. She was refusing to share drugs with him. Another witness reported hearing the defendant say, "I'm so tired of you bitch," then repeatedly stabbed the victim.

Prosecutors have requested a bond of $250,000.

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
mmansur@jacksongov.org
http://jacksoncountyprosecutor.com

*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.

Mathews Charging Document(s)
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