Independence Murder Case on Hold

| August 22, 2013
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Ronald Taylor

The trial of a Kansas City man is on hold in Independence while a witness is located to testify.

Jackson County Prosecutors charged Ronald Taylor, 34, with first-degree murder, two counts of armed criminal action and one count of first-degree assault.

Taylor is accused of fatally shooting Lonzo Lamar, 28, and critically wounding Victor Howard at the Hawthorne Place apartments near North Dover Street and Highway 24 in August 2011.

Once the witness is in custody they will be held on a $50,000 cash bond and a date to resume proceedings will be listed.

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