About 7:30 a.m. Saturday, March 5, police were called to 24th and Indiana to meet an ambulance. Officers found 24-year-old Maurice C. Robinson of Kansas City, Mo., dead in the street. A passer-by had seen the body and called 911. There were obvious signs of trauma, but police are not releasing his cause of death. There are no suspects in custody, and anyone with information in the case is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.
This is Kansas City's 11th homicide in 2011, compared to 16 at this date last year and 21 at this date in 2009.