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Family gets resolution in 31-year-old KCMO cold case murder

Fawn Cox found dead in her second-floor bedroom
Fawn Cox
Posted at 4:08 PM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-10 09:18:57-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A family finally knows the answer to a 31-year mystery: Who murdered Fawn Cox?

Kansas City, Missouri, police announced Monday they identified the suspect in the July 1989 murder of Cox in her home near East 9th Street and Van Brunt Boulevard.

Detectives worked with the FBI on an investigative analysis of the evidence, which revealed the killer's identity, according to a police department spokesman.

The suspect died in 2006, police said.

Police are not releasing his name because he was never charged.

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