February 6, 2013 6:23 PM

Man will face trial in killing of doctor in Overland Park

John Meredith Hodges told detectives he strangled Franchesca Brown during a spontaneous argument inside her room at an Overland Park hotel, according to court testimony. But Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe said the trail of Hodges’ Internet activity on the night the South Carolina pediatrician was last seen or heard from suggests a more calculating scenario.

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