Man charged in Pleasant Hill Sunday homicide

Posted at 5:20 PM, Jan 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-10 18:20:28-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Cass County Sheriff's Office has charged a man for the Sunday homicide in Pleasant Hill.

On Sunday, concerned family notified police that their daughter, Sara B. Maloney, 39, had been missing since Friday.

Deputies then searched a house in the 1800 block of South Purvis Road and discovered her there, deceased.

Levi G. Mitchell, 31, has been charged with second degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with the homicide. He has been ordered to be held without bond.

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