KC murder suspect arrested after chase into Kansas

July 06, 2020 - 7:02 pm

Police have identified a suspect arrested in a Kansas City shooting death following a police chase into Kansas last week. 

Authorities say Eric Thomas, 36, of Kansas City, Missouri, has been charged with second-degree murder and other counts int he Wednesday shooting death of Darren Marshall, 28. Marshall's death was among three Kansas City homicides on Wednesday. 

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Police say Thomas was arrested some time later after officers spotted a vehicle matching the description of one being driven during the shooting. 

Officers tried to stop the car, but it sped away and led police on a high-speed chase into Kansas while running red lights. 

Police say Thomas was successfully stopped in Kansas and arrested.

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