A federal grand jury in Kansas City has indicted three men in the 2017 kidnapping and killing of a 19-year-old Kansas City man.
Jonathan M. Bravo-Lopez, 23, and Juan D. Osorio, 24, both citizens of Mexico living in Kansas City, and Marco A. Sosa-Perea, 23, of Kansas City, are charged in the April 2017 kidnapping and death of Cristian Escutia.
Bravo-Lopez and Osorio made a deal to buy $300 worth of marijuana from Escutia, according to the indictment.
With Sosa-Perea, they went to Escutia’s home in the Old Northeast area of Kansas City. Bravo-Lopez and Osorio were both carrying guns, according to the allegations.
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They allegedly forced Escutia into their vehicle and drove to Kansas City, Kan.
They stopped in the 200 block of Donovan Road where Escutia was forced out of the car, shot, and left to die.
The five-count indictment was handed down Tuesday.
Bravo-Lopez, Osorio and Sosa-Perea are each charged conspiracy to commit kidnapping, kidnapping resulting in death and using a firearm to commit murder.
Osorio also is charged with possession of a firearm while being in the country illegally. And Bravo-Lopez is charged with illegally reentering the United States after being deported.