KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A missing Kansas City, Missouri woman’s death is now being investigated as a possible hate crime.
Ronald Kidwell, 47, already faces second-degree murder charges in the July death of Meshon Cooper, 43.
On Tuesday, an FBI spokeswoman said the agency is investigating the murder as a possible hate crime.
Cooper was found dead inside of Kidwell’s Shawnee home on July 9.
Court documents released Monday revealed that Kidwell told investigators he killed Cooper in self-defense.