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Area Attorney Gets 3 Years In Jail

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A lawyer elected last year as a northwest Missouri county prosecutor faces more than three years in prison for stealing about $540,000 from an elderly client.
The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri says 40-year-old Richard F. Turner of Bethany pleaded guilty earlier to one count of wire fraud and one count of making false statements on his tax return.
The office says

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