Teen Charged in Slaying of Developmentally Disabled Man

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A 17-year-old boy was charged with the shooting death of a developmentally disabled man in September. On Friday, prosecutors charged Landrain Miller with second degree murder in 38-year-old Timothy Riley's death.

Prosecutors said Miller shot and killed Riley after he refused to hand over the cash in his pocket -- $40 he had just earned working as a maintenance man. It was a crime that shocked many in Kansas City.

Riley was the grandson of Joyce Riley, who founded the 24th Street Non-Violent Marchers after the murder of another grandson nine years ago.

Prosecutors have asked that Miller be held on $150,000 cash-only bond.

Tracking Coronavirus

More Tracking Coronavirus

Popular

Latest

More News