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voiceofreason 04-04-2019 07:22 AM

Cedar Rapids, IA WM, 34 shot to death 2017; negro arrested - 2nd charged

Arrest made in 2017 Cedar Rapids murder
April 3, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) ó A 19-year-old man is behind bars after being charged in a November 2017 homicide.

Leland Harris was found murdered on Nov. 22, 2017, in a Cedar Rapids alley

On November 22, 2017, Cedar Rapids police found 34-year-old Leland Harris dead in an alley in the 500 block of 10th Street SW. It was later determined he was shot and killed.

Until now, officials hadnít arrested anyone for his murder.


In a release from CRPD, it said 19-year-old James Stephan Phillips, of Cedar Rapids, was charged with murder in the first degree.

Phillips was also charged with first-degree theft, conspiracy to commit a forcible felony and going armed with intent.

voiceofreason 10-11-2019 04:41 AM

Re: Cedar Rapids, IA WM, 34 shot to death 2017; negro arrested

Second man charged in 2017 Cedar Rapids homicide
Oct 9, 2019


CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- Cedar Rapids have identified a second suspect in the murder of a man in November 2017. Police say 42-year-old Lloyd Koger junior has been charged with First Degree Murder in the death of 34-year-old Leland Harris. Koger is also charged with Intimidation with a Dangerous Weapon, Conspiracy to Commit a Forcible Felony, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Accessory After the Fact, and Driving While Barred.

Koger is currently in custody on unrelated, federal charges.

Nineteen-year-old James Phillips of Cedar Rapids was charged with murder in April of this year, as well as theft and conspiracy to commit a Forcible Felony, and Going Armed with Intent.

On November 22, 2017 at 7:24 a.m., police officers were dispatched to the alley in the 500 block of 10th Street SW where Harris was found. Harris had sustained fatal traumatic injuries. The Medical Examinerís Office determined that the cause of death was gunshot wounds. The Medical Examiner's Office determined the victim likely died late November 21, 2017.

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