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Missouri boy’s slaying investigated as hate crime

December 6, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) — Mourners will gather to remember a Muslim teenager who was run down and killed in a crash that was being investigated as a possible hate crime.

Thirty-four-year-old Ahmed H. Aden, of Kansas City, was charged Friday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the crash that killed 15-year-old Abdisamad Sheikh-Hussein at the at Somali Center of Kansas City.

Funeral services for Abdisamad are set for 1 p.m. Saturday at the Islamic Society of Greater Kansas City.

A probable cause statement says Aden was driving the sport utility vehicle that hit the teen as the boy got into a car.

No attorney is listed for Aden in online court records.

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