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Son of Missouri Woman Fused to Chair Pleads to Abuse

James Owens, 53, of Independence, was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after pleading guilty in Jackson County Circuit Court.


Missouri Man Charged with Cashing Dead Mother’s Check

Prosecutors say the 74-year-old mother was left in reclining chair so long that her legs fused to the chair.



Belleville Man Dies In House Fire

Fire officials say James Owens died of smoke inhalation.


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