Clay County grand jury indicts former Kansas City officer with second-degree murder in child’s death in 2006
Kansas City Star, MO - 11 hours ago
By BILL GRAHAM
The Kansas City Star
Oct. 02, 2007
A Clay County grand jury on Tuesday indicted a Kansas City man with second-degree murder and abuse of a child in connection with the death of a 2-year-old girl. Nicholas A. Minet, 29, a former Kansas City police officer, explained to investigators that he shook the toddler and threw her to the floor on a mattress Oct. 19, 2006... Alyssa Eickmeier died Oct. 22, 2006, of blunt trauma to the head... Doctors who treated the child at Children’s Mercy Hospital reported that Alyssa suffered from internal bleeding in her skull, a rear skull fracture and brain swelling. She also had bruises on her forehead, back and neck... and an adult bite mark on her left leg...
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...The girl's father, Chris Eickmeier, said he's relieved the murder charge was filed. "It makes me very happy. I'm very happy about the charges -- it's what I've wanted from the beginning... I'll obviously never forget about her... I just try not to think about it sometimes, because it hurts really bad...
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