Unsolved, five years later: Breaking down 100 homicides in 2013

In 2013, Kansas City recorded 100 homicides. Five years later, 40 remain unsolved, highlighting a problem shared with cities across the country — for many, getting away with murder is easy.
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In 2013, Kansas City recorded 100 homicides. Five years later, 40 remain unsolved, highlighting a problem shared with cities across the country — for many, getting away with murder is easy.

Glenn E. Rice covers crime, courts and breaking news for The Kansas City Star, where he’s worked since 1988. Rice is a Kansas City native and a graduate of the University of Central Missouri.

Robert A. Cronkleton gets up very early in the morning to bring readers breaking news about crime, transportation and weather at the crack of dawn. He’s been at The Star since 1987 and now contributes data reporting and video editing.