Balloons released for murdered Raytown couple and victims of domestic violence

Family and friends of Rita Moore and Rodney Brundige released balloons in front of the couple’s Raytown residence Friday, March 15, 2019. Police said the couple was fatally shot March 12 by Moore's ex-boyfriend, who was charged with the murders.
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Family and friends of Rita Moore and Rodney Brundige released balloons in front of the couple’s Raytown residence Friday, March 15, 2019. Police said the couple was fatally shot March 12 by Moore's ex-boyfriend, who was charged with the murders.

Kaitlyn Schwers covers breaking news and crime at night for The Kansas City Star. Originally from Willard, Mo., she spent nearly three years reporting in Arkansas and Illinois before returning to Missouri and joining The Star in 2017.