Missouri man charged in death of Kansas woman at motel - KCTV5

Copy-Missouri man charged in death of Kansas woman at motel

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A 29-year-old Kansas City, Missouri, man is charged with first-degree murder in the death of an 18-year-old Kansas woman at a motel.

Wyandotte County prosecutors said Thursday they had charged Carlos Gallegos in the strangulation death of Monica J. Chavira, of Mission. Her body was found Tuesday at a Kansas City, Kansas, motel.

Gallegos was arrested Thursday in Kansas City. He is being held in Jackson County awaiting a hearing on whether he will fight extradition to Kansas.

His bond has been set at $1 million.

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