Oct. 15—Two Kansas City men have been indicted by a federal grand jury in
Smith and Campbell are further accused in court documents of personally carrying out the shooting of one victim.
According to court documents, in
Campbell unsuccessfully attempted to retrieve the GPS device from underneath Wiles' SUV, the indictment says. Then the two men got in their own car, circled the lot, shot Wiles again, and again unsuccessfully tried to remove the GPS device before leaving the scene, according to court records.
The car used in the shooting was found abandoned near a wooded area with its front end over an embankment toward a steep ravine with its rear wheels in the air, court records say. Both men left the
Several days after the shooting, Smith allegedly posted a sequence of videos on his
The indictment ties Smith to a second killing in
In June of that year, another GPS device was activated in Smith's name along with his telephone number and email addresses. That device was allegedly used to track a
The indictment does not name the suspected shooter of Craig. But it states that the device registered to Smith was used as she was put under surveillance and ambushed in the parking lot of her apartment complex in the 400 block of
In addition to Campbell and Smith, the indictment references six other unnamed co-conspirators not currently facing criminal charges related to the killings.
Smith and Campbell were both indicted in a separate federal fraud case uncovered by authorities in
Smith has been held in custody without bond since his initial arrest. Campbell was recently taken into federal custody after posting bond related to the federal fraud indictment.
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