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Jury returns guilty verdict in trial of man accused of killing St. Joseph airman

A jury in Independence found a Pleasant Hill ex-convict guilty of murder in the stabbing death of a Missouri National Guard Airman from St. Joseph.

Posted: Aug 5, 2021 3:15 PM
Updated: Aug 6, 2021 10:02 AM

(INDEPENDENCE, Mo.) A jury in Independence found a Pleasant Hill ex-convict guilty of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the stabbing death of a Missouri National Guard Airman from St. Joseph.

The jury returned a guilty verdict for Nicholas Webb in the May 2018 stabbing death of 23-year-old Cody Harter Friday at the Eastern Jackson County Courthouse.

It took the jury around three hours to return the verdict following a three-day trial.

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