Wyandotte & Leavenworth

February 3, 2014

Guilty plea in killing of KCK rapper Creepyface

Chad Ford, who was known by the stage name Creepyface, was shot to death in September 2012

One of two people charged in the 2012 killing of a Kansas City, Kan., rap musician has pleaded guilty.

Michael A. McKeehan had been scheduled to go to trial Monday on a charge of first-degree murder in the September 2012 shooting death of Chad Ford, who performed under the name Creepyface.

But on Friday, McKeehan, 27, pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder, criminal discharge of a firearm at an occupied vehicle and two counts of aggravated assault.

Sentencing for McKeehan is scheduled for March 28 in Wyandotte County District Court.

A co-defendant, Daniel Barlett, is scheduled to go to trial March 10.

Tony Rizzo, trizzo@kcstar.com

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