For Immediate Release
Jan. 11, 2017
Lorenzo D. Washington, 30, pleaded guilty today to the Jan. 30, 2016 , murder of Thomas E. Kuzila Jr and was sentenced to 28 years in a Missouri prison, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced.
Washington entered pleas today to Murder 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action. A Jackson County judge today sentenced him to 28 years on the Murder 2nd Degree conviction and three years on the Armed Criminal Action, with both sentences sent to run concurrently.
Kuzila, 52, was found shot to death in an alley in the 100 block of Brooklyn Avenue, according to police. Investigators believed his pickup truck was stolen after the shooting.
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