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Posted on: October 14, 2016

Victor Vickers sentenced to life in prison without parole for 2011 murder in KC

For Immediate Release
Oct. 14, 2016

A Jackson County judge today sentenced Victor D. Vickers for the murder of Edward Ewing and the wounding of another victim in a 2011 home invasion, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced.

The judge sentenced convicted Vickers to life without the possibility of parole for his conviction on Murder in the 1st Degree. The judge also sentenced Vickers to 30 year sentences on his other convictions on Assault 1st Degree and two counts of Armed Criminal Action.

Vickers was convicted by a Jackson County jury in May.

A co-defendant in the case, Garron Briggs, already has been sentenced to life in prison.

According to court records, Vickers, Briggs and another suspect forced one victim to unlock the door. They forced her to lie on the floor and they searched the house, asking to locate the "stuff." Briggs shot the woman, who lay still and listened to them to continue to search the residence. She heard gun shots from the bedroom where Ewing had been asleep. When the intruders left the home, she called police.

Chief Trial Assistant Bryan Covinsky and Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Kristin Ries prosecuted the case for the state of Missouri.

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

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