Family releases balloons for KC homicide victim Michael Lee Scott

Family members and friends of 32-year-old Michael Lee Scott gathered on Saturday, March 16, 2019 and released dozens of balloons across the street from the Norton Avenue home in Kansas City where Scott and 21-year-old Ja’Sean Rice were found dead.
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Family members and friends of 32-year-old Michael Lee Scott gathered on Saturday, March 16, 2019 and released dozens of balloons across the street from the Norton Avenue home in Kansas City where Scott and 21-year-old Ja’Sean Rice were found dead.

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.