Kansas City man sentenced to 23 years in 2014 motel killing 

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Kansas City man has been sentenced to 23 years in prison in the 2014 killing of a woman.

The Jackson County prosecutor’s office says Paul Simmons was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to killing Brenda Anderson. Court records say she had been beaten and was found in a motel shower.

Simmons’ business card was found and a surveillance video captured a person who appeared to be him. Fingerprints in the room where the victim was found also matched Simmons’.

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