Reward increases to $9,000 in Independence death

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) _ The reward for information in the July 2013 stabbing death of an Independence man has grown to $9,000.

Kansas City Crime Stoppers announced Tuesday that the mother of 22-year-old Corey Laykovich has added another $500 to the reward.

A sibling found him in his bedroom suffering from stab wounds. He had just returned home and went directly to his bedroom. He died later at a hospital.