Monday, September 13, 2010

Reward increased to $4,000 in Lance Rutter homicide

A donation from the victim's mother has increased the reward for information in the homicide of Lance Rutter to $4,000. Rutter, 23 years old, was killed just after 5 a.m. Aug. 7, 2010. He had just returned from work and was sitting on his porch at 3807 Baltimore talking to his roommate. Police believe Rutter was the victim of a robbery turned deadly.

Information leading to an arrest or the filing of felony charges in the case could be eligible for the $4,000 in reward money from the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline. If you know anything about Mr. Rutter's murder, please call TIPS at 816-474-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips electronically at or by texting TIP452 and your information to CRIMES (274637).