Solicitation, or prostitution crimes, in Missouri are covered under Missouri Statute Chapter and include prostitution, patronizing prostitution, and promoting prostitution. Conviction of one of these crimes can create tremendous hardship in both your personal and professional life. Speak with the experienced attorneys at the KC Defense Counsel to help protect your future and reputation. Our award winning criminal Solicitation Lawyers are at your service.
If this were any other street corner, she might look like a lost farm girl. She wants a date. A forest-green Ford Explorer slows, and the driver nods at her. A gold cross dangles from a chain just above the black, zipper-front sports bra that she wears all the time.
It’s Hard Out There for a Pimp in Kansas City, Missouri
On March 24, , Annie Chambers , a former prostitute and Kansas City brothel owner, passed away at the age of By the time of her death, Chambers' own life had neatly paralleled Kansas City's untamed years of the late nineteenth century that were followed by extensive reform efforts in the early twentieth century. Born near Lexington, Kentucky, in , her name was Leannah Loveall. The young Loveall encountered her first major tragedy when she estranged herself from her pro-Confederate father by participating in a parade honoring Abraham Lincoln. Shortly thereafter, she became a school teacher and married an older man named William Chambers.
Robert Andrew Berdella Jr. Describing his murders as being "some of my darkest fantasies becoming my reality",  : Berdella pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for the first degree murder of one of his victims, Larry Pearson, in August , and would later plead guilty to one further charge of first degree murder, and four charges of second degree murder in December Berdella became known as "The Kansas City Butcher" due to his practice of extensively dissecting his victims' bodies, which he would then dispose of in garbage bags, and "The Collector" due to both the movie which he stated was the basis of the fantasies behind the modus operandi of his crimes, and much of the evidence subsequently uncovered by investigators. As a child, Berdella was intelligent, but a loner who rarely played outside his home, and seldom had friends visit to socialize.