KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The man who allegedly shot and killed North Kansas City Police Officer Daniel Vasquez during a traffic stop on July 19 has been indicted by a Clay County grand jury.
Clay County Prosecuting Attorney Daniel White announced Tuesday that Joshua Rocha, 24, has been charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.
Rocha — who confessed when turning himself in, according to court records — is scheduled to appear in court Thursday and remains jailed on a $2 million bond.
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