Police: Kansas City woman tracked down brother’s suspected killer, then murdered him | News
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) — A Kansas City female is charged with second-degree murder after cops state she located the guy thought of killing her teenage sibling recently and eliminated him.
Authorities stated she sent out a text to her dead sibling later letting him understand she had actually avenged him.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A household is grieving the murder of a kid for the second time.
Tityana Coppage, 21, stays in the Jackson County prison on $200,000 bond.
Coppage’s sibling, 16-year-old Jason Ugwuh, was shot and eliminated Jan. 10 near Paloma Opportunity and Garnish Opportunity in Kansas City, MO. He was a junior at Hogan Preparatory Academy and a standout basketball gamer.
Coppage and Ugwuh were likewise struck by catastrophe in 2016, when their more youthful sibling and cousin—Jayden Ugwuh and Montell Ross—were shot and eliminated while oversleeping their house at 57th Street and College Opportunity. Somebody had actually shot into your home, eliminating the young boys, who were 8 and 9 years of ages. That case stays unsolved.
Jayden Ugwuh’s and Montell Ross’ relative state they their lives permanently altered 2 years earlier.
Authorities stated Coppage shot her sibling’s suspected killer Jan. 13 in a parking area near Thompson Opportunity and Benton Boulevard. The victim’s sibling had actually driven him a brief range after the shooting, prior to dropping in the street and calling for aid. Reacting medical teams worked to conserve the guy, however he had actually currently passed away. He had actually been shot in the chest and leg.
Authorities utilized eyewitness accounts and monitoring video to locate the black Ford Escape utilized in the shooting and speak with Coppage. Coppage confessed to having actually called the victim prior to the shooting, however stated she just did so in hopes of the guy and her dad settling their distinctions prior to they eliminated each other. She confessed to entering into an exchange of shooting with the victim, however explained the circumstance in a manner that seemed self-defense, stating he shot her lorry initially prior to she returned fire, according to a story composed by cops in a possible cause affidavit.
A Kansas City female has actually been charged with murder in connection with a deadly shooting that took place a number of days earlier.
Private investigators evaluated Coppage’s mobile phone and discovered texts she sent out a contact called “Auntie”, asking for .45-caliber bullets and stating, “LOL I sued to many on bro.” She likewise sent out a text to her dead sibling stating, “Sent a [expletive] to my brother I owe em that body,” according to the affidavit.
Ballistics and forensic assessment identified the weapon recuperated from Coppage was the very same one utilized in the shooting, the possible cause affidavit states.
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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long added to this report.