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.