Kansas City, Mo. – A University of Missouri-Kansas City student is charged in the murder of a Kansas City businessman at his Country Club District home.
Matthew Hendrix is charged with second-degree murder, burglary and armed criminal action. Police list his address as Oak Street Hall dormitory at 50th and Oak, less than a mile from the murder scene. Hendrix is 17.
49-year-old Michael Tutera was shot to death inside his home in the gated community of Sunset Drive, just south of Ward Parkway.
Kansas City, Mo. – Kansas City police waited for a search warrant today before examining the interior of a house in the upscale Country Club District where the homeowner was found dead this morning. Police identify him as 49 year old Michael J. Tutera. Investigators did not say by what means he was killed, except to say it is a homicide.
Police asked anyone with information to call the Crimestoppers' Hotline at 816-474-TIPS. A police spokesman said detectives were following up on what were termed, "good leads."