Courts & Crime

November 1, 2010

Was 1970s murder of a black Missouri politician a mob hit?

Forty years after black political leader Leon Jordan was gunned down, new evidence suggests Kansas City mobsters or their associates were involved in his murder. Key sources have said that a low-profile mob associate known on the street as “Shotgun Joe” may have provided the gun and recruited the killers in what appears to have been a complex plot to murder Jordan.

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