Court docs: Man found dead in OP home was killed in 2013

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Charges have been filed in the murder of a man inside his Overland Park home.

Edward William Scott, Jr., of Kansas City, Kan., is charged with premeditated first degree murder for the death of 51-year-old Chidozie “Joe” Ojiaka.

Ojiaka's body was found on June 9 inside his home in the 7900 block of W. 75th Street after police were asked to do a welfare check on him.

Court documents said Ojiaka was killed between November 30 and December 9 of 2013.

Scott will make his first court appearance Thursday. He is being held on a $1,000,000 bond.

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