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Kinloch city attorney James Robinson (right) tries to give letters of impeachment to newly elected Kinloch Mayor Betty McCray on Thursday morning, April 23, 2015, in the parking lot at the Kinloch City Hall. She refused to accept the papers, as did newly elected Alderman Eric Petty (center). (Photo by J.B. Forbes, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
KINLOCH, MO (KTVI) –The mayor of Kinloch, MO has been impeached. Our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch are reporting the board of alderman voted to impeach Betty McCray Friday. They cite offenses including allegations she promised to forgive overdue rents on city-owned property in exchange for votes in the April election.
They also say she misused her office to try and fire two city officials.
The mayor, who’s been suspended since her April election, has 30 days to appeal the decision.