Leawood man who ran autopsies-for-hire enterprise indicted for fraud
Shawn Lynn Parcells, a Leawood man who held himself out as a pathologist however has no medical diploma, was indicted final week on 10 counts of federal wire fraud.
The indictment accuses Parcells, 41, of deceptive shoppers into believing they’d obtain post-mortem stories ready by a pathologist when no pathologist was concerned.
Parcells was accused earlier this month by the Kansas Lawyer Basic’s workplace of duping at the very least 82 customers. He labored as a pathologist’s assistant within the Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Workplace from 1996 to 2003, based on the indictment. He didn’t have certification as a pathologist’s assistant. [Leawood man who ran autopsies-for-hire business indicted for fraud — KCUR]
Local weather Motion KC develops ‘one-stop store’ to extend constructing vitality effectivity
Local weather Motion KC, a regional local weather nonprofit, final week introduced a centralized useful resource that may improve constructing vitality effectivity: the Regional Constructing Power Trade.
The official launch of The Trade will probably be in 2021, and can present hands-on help to constructing homeowners and operators to drive vitality effectivity. This may assist the Kansas Metropolis metropolitan space “meet formidable local weather objectives, create jobs, speed up innovation and strengthen its financial system,” based on a press launch.
Mike Kelly, CAKC board chairman and Roeland Park’s mayor, mentioned The Trade will “make high-performance buildings simpler to attain” by responding to the wants of the group.
“With buildings accounting for 63% of the Kansas Metropolis metro space’s greenhouse fuel emissions, we have to deal with accelerating developments in constructing vitality effectivity,” mentioned Mike Kelly, CAKC board chairman and Roeland Park’s mayor.
Mission cumbersome merchandise pick-up begins Nov. 23
The town of Mission’s cumbersome merchandise pick-up begins Nov. 23 and can final till Nov. 27 on resident’s common trash days.
As much as three objects might be set out, although digital objects usually are not accepted. Objects can embody small furnishings or home equipment with out Freon that two individuals can raise. Thanksgiving Day trash service is delayed for Thursday and Friday prospects by someday.